Participation trophies for all has now escalated from the sports arena to public education...
NC lawmakers consider bill that would change school grades
A new bill under consideration would adjust the current grading scale, making a score of 85 an A and a score of 70 a B.
RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina General Assembly is considering a bill that would adjust the grading scale used to grade state public schools.
House Bill 145, which promotes a 15-point grading scale, passed its first reading in the House on Monday and has been referred to the Committee on Education K-12.
The proposed bill would mean higher grades for lower scores by changing the grading scale as follows:
A: 100 to 85 percent
B: 84 to 70 percent
C: 69 to 55 percent
D: 54 to 40 percent
F: Anything below 40 percent
The old scale was a 10 point scale, meaning students would need to score a 90 for an A, 80 for a B, etc. If passed, the new grading scale would go into effect for the 2019-20 school year.
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Every school and student deserves an A, right? It's their right! It's racist otherwise.