2015 May

Standards-­‐Based Grading: Theory and Practice

ARISE High School is a small public charter school in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood. In 2013, the school leaders (including myself) made the decision to transition from a holistic grading system to a standards-­‐based grading system. In the subsequent years, the teachers and leaders worked to develop a codified set of learning targets that defined whatread more