Grades can reflect lack of school’s resources
08/15/2013 12:15 PM
08/15/2013 12:17 PM
Grades are just another form of profiling, something we do all too well here in Miami. When I see an F next to a school name, I think inner city. I think outdated textbooks, classrooms and underutilized staff and educators. I see the pressure of standardized testing, which proves nothing, only that we teach less and train more for exams.
Barnaby Robles, Pembroke Pines
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