“Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams might intend to impose an A-through-F grading scale for rating the state’s public schools, but it isn’t because advisory committees recommended it… Public comments submitted to the Texas Education Agency on the proposed accountability changes had nothing good to say about the scale preferred by Williams, Gov. Rick Perry and some legislators. Those comments called A-F rankings stigmatizing, degrading and “an anachronism” when Texas is trying to improve, innovate and reform to prepare students for the future.”

Read more about the debate surrounding the proposed scale for grading Texas school reform here:

http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/04/04/4751120/grading-texas-school-reform-on.html

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