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Media Coverage

The Washington Post - West Potomac High Reverses Grading Policies - 11.19.10


The Washington Post - At West Potomac High School, Take F Off the Grade Books - 11.14.10

The Washington Post - Enthusiasm in Fairfax For Grade Policy Change - 1.24.09

The Washington Post - Fairfax to Ease Grading Policy - 1.23.09

WJLA - Channel 7 - Fairfax County School Board Votes to Change Grading Policy - 1.23.09

WAMU Radio - NPR Affiliate - Fairfax County Takes Step Towards Changing Strict Grading Scale - 1.23.09

The Washington Post - Letter to Editor:  Making the Grade in Fairfax County - 1.17.09
 
'The Connection Newspaper - School Board Leans Toward Grading Adjustments - 1.14.09
 
The Connection Newspaper Editorial:  It's Not Grade Inflation - 1.13.09
 
The Washington Post - Fairfax Board Leans Toward New Grading Scale - 1.13.09
 
The Washington Post - Letter To Editor:   Flunking Fairfax's Grades Report - 1.13.09

The Washington Post - Educators Resist Ideas From Outsiders - 1.12.09

The Washington Post - Editorial:  Fairfax's Higher Standard - 1.12.09

The Washington Post - Opponents of Grading Policy Turn Out in Force - 1.9.09 

YouTube Link - Speakers in Support of FAIRGRADE at FCPS School Board Meeting - 1.8.09
 
WUSA- Channel 9 - Fairfax County School's Grading Policy "Discriminatory" - 1.8.09
 
The Fairfax County Times - Grading Change Proposed - 1.7.09

The Washington Post - Fairfax Schools Chief Wants to Keep Grading System - 1.3.09  

The Connection Newspapers - Grading Standards Challenged - Similar High Schools Yield Different GPAs - 12.18.08
 
The Washington Post - Fairfax to Address Tough Grading Policy - 11.7.08

The Connection Newspapers -  Budget Facts of Life - 11.5.08 -
Smith, Bradsher Explain Tough Choices for Schools
 
The Connection Newspapers - 10.22.08 - Business Leaders Call for Changes in Grading Policy 

The Washington Post - Grading Bar Too High, Loudon Parents Say - 10.19.08
 
WUSA-CBS-Channel 9 - Business Leaders Back FAIRGRADE - 10.15.08

The South County Chronicle - Parents Pursue 10-point Grading Scale - 10.1.08
 
Sun Gazette Letter to Editor - Current Grading Standards Are Unfair - 9.22.08
 
Sun Gazette Letter to Editor - Changing Grading System is Common Sense - 9.22.08
 
Sun Gazette Letter to Editor - Changing Grading Would Level Playing Field - 9.22.08
 
Sun Gazette Letter to Editor - Editorial Was Misinformed on Grading Situation - 9.22.08
 
The Connection Newspapers Editorial/Opinion - In Support of Changing The Grading System - 9.17.08
 
Sun Gazette Letter to Editor - Accusations Against Parents Unwarranted - 9.15.08

Sun Gazette Letter to Editor - Proponents of Grading Changes Aren't Whiners - 9.15.08

The Washington Post - In Grading Levels, The Playing Field is Seldom Even - 9.15.08
 
WUSA-CBS-Channel 9 - Fairfax PTA Supports FAIRGADE - 9.12.08
 
 Sun Gazette Editorial - Keep the Grading Practices As They Are - 9.8.08
 
Sun Gazette - MCA Wants County Grading System Revised - 9.7.08

The Washington Post - At Forum, College Officials Assess Tough Grading Policy's Effect - 8.26.08

The Fairfax County Times - Scaling the GPA Wall - 6.11.08 

Leesburg Today - Grade System Review Urged - 5.29.08  

The Washington Post - Schools to Study Grading Practices - 4.26.08

WUSA-CBS-Channel 9 - Fairfax Grading Scale Unfair? - 4.9.08
 
The McLean Connection - Moms Challenge Grading System - 4.8.08
 
WJLA-ABC-Channel 7 - News Video - 12.27.07
 
The Washington Post - Grading Disparities Peeve Parents - 12.27.07