Ever wonder if the schools in the U.S. Virgin Islands follow the same AYP [Adequate Yearly Progress] standards set forth by the politics of the U.S. in order to get federal funding [such as the No Child Left Behind Act ]?
“Grading for Learning” is a relatively new up-and-coming educational philosophy in the United States. The basic philosophy is to only grade students on what they know. Do not give grades for anything unless it is an assessment [a measure of what they know]. Some schools have been following the philosophy for a few years while most schools are just now