Marshall County Schools http://wkms.org en Marshall Co. Joins Schools Moving to Standards-Based Grading http://wkms.org/post/marshall-co-joins-schools-moving-standards-based-grading <p>A Marshall County grading system change means no more “straight A’s,” and no more “F’s.” Marshall County School System this year began a plan to eliminate letter grades at all six elementary schools. The district has joined others across the state implementing a “standards-based grading system,” in which teachers measure learning based on skill sets. The first school to make the change is Central Elementary, with the other five district elementary schools coming on board next year. Sun, 09 Sep 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Angela Hatton 21854 at http://wkms.org Marshall Co. Joins Schools Moving to Standards-Based Grading Griffy: Standards Grading System Better for Students, Teachers http://wkms.org/post/griffy-standards-grading-system-better-students-teachers <p>A Marshall County School official thinks their new elementary grading system is better for students and teachers, and predicts other schools will pick up the system. Elementary instruction supervisor Abby Griffy says the school system has begun using standards-based grading at Central Elementary. The plan is to include all six district elementary schools next year. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 19:12:07 +0000 Angela Hatton 21795 at http://wkms.org Griffy: Standards Grading System Better for Students, Teachers Marshall Co. Schools Eliminates Letter Grades http://wkms.org/post/marshall-co-schools-eliminates-letter-grades <p>Marshall County Schools has eliminated letter grades at all six of its public elementary schools. The system is applying a standards-based grading system for the current school year. Instructional supervisor Abby Griffy tells The Paducah Sun all the county's elementary schools will assess student performance by describing levels of comprehension on what is being taught instead of assigning letters based on averaged grades. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 16:46:24 +0000 The Associated Press & Angela Hatton 21644 at http://wkms.org Marshall Co. Schools Eliminates Letter Grades