Coronavirus Update: De Blasio Outlines New Grading Policy For NYC Public School Students

“Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education — or PLACE NYC — told CBS2’s Lisa Rozner nearly half of public school parents surveyed wanted a different policy called “No Harm” for those in kindergarten through eighth grade.

The group said it would have preferred that a student’s final grade for the year be factored by allowing the lowest grade of all marking periods to be dropped.

“It is extremely unfair,” said PLACE NYC’s Yiatin Chu. “To wipe away two-thirds of the year that the student had already done and earned while they were in classrooms with everyone else just seems illogical to me.”

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