Virginia Beach City Public Schools release new grading guidelines

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – The school system has released a list of new grading guidelines for secondary schools.

Discussions have been going on between administrators and the community, aimed at eliminating perceived discrepancies. District officials made recommendations for grading homework, late work, extra credit and handing out zeroes among other things.

WAVY.com obtained the new draft from Virginia Beach City Public Schools, who also say that it is a working document and subject to further revision.

Document: New VBCPS Grading Guidelines

The new guidelines were presented during a school board workshop, and are set to go into effect next school year.

The original guidelines were developed in 1992, and have been updated only nine times prior to this school year.

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