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Equitable Grading Practices

PUSD has partnered with Joe Feldman of Crescendo Education Group, author of Grading for Equity, to research the impact of equitable grading practices on student outcomes.
DEFINITION:  What is Grading for Equity?     Spanish     Chinese
PUSD BOARD PRESENTATION:  by Joe Feldman - June 24, 2021
PUSD TOWN HALL PRESENTATION:  a panel hosted by PUSD Staff and Students - May 16, 2022
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:  Equitable Grading Practices FAQs     Spanish    Chinese
(Please submit any additional questions on this FORM - the FAQ documents will be updated periodically as questions are received)
  1. Accurate - the grade reflects students' academic performance, not their behaviors
  2. Bias-Resistant - the grade does not reward students with privilege, nor penalize students without privilege
  3. Motivational - the grade encourages students to achieve authentic learning through intrinsic motivation (self-regulation)
3 Pillar of Equitable Grading