McAuliffe says he doesn’t like grades for schools
The new Democratic governor said Thursday during a radio interview that giving a failing grade for a school can have devastating impact on property values of nearby houses.
He said an "F"' rating of can also stigmatize a school.
McAuliffe made the comments during his first "Ask the Governor" segment on WRVA in Richmond.
The Virginia Board of Education announced last November it was going to begin a new A-through-F school grading system. Grades are based on the percentage of student proficiency, academic growth and college and career readiness.
The BOE said it would announce grades at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year.
Post a commentCommenting is not available in this channel entry.
Comments express only the views of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of this website or any associated person or entity. Any user who believes a message is objectionable can contact us at [email protected].
- In stump-style speech, AG Herring touts accomplishments, rips Republicans
- Dulles-based Orbital ATK supports secret satellite launch for national security mission
- Planning Commission sends One Loudoun, Corpus Christi Catholic Church and more supervisors’ way
- Loudoun County senior represents Virginia at Boy’s Nation
- With new proffer law in effect, Loudoun figures out how to cope