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Standards-Based Report Cards: A Complex but Worthy Endeavor

  • Posted on: 19 August 2013
  • By: Tina McCoy
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Across many of our school systems there is much talk about standards-based report cards, but very little understanding about the value of standards-based report cards and how they can be effectively developed and implemented in schools. Developing Standards-Based Report Cards, by Thomas Guskey and Jane Bailey, emphasizes the alignment of curriculum (standards), instruction and assessment (report cards) in a way that is constructive and meaningful to the everyday school lives of students.