ERIC Number: EJ647071
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Differentially Weighting High School Grades: A Critique from the Perspective of Social Justice.
Rice, Suzanne; Ebmeier, Howard H.
Journal of School Leadership, v12 n3 p305-16 May 2002
Questions the assumptions upon which grade weighting is founded and explores how different groups will likely be affected by this approach. Concludes that weighted grades work against social justice, largely by penalizing those students who are least likely to take college preparatory courses--that is, poor and minority students. (Contains 16 references.) (Authors/PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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