American News Aug 5, 2021 4:01 AM EST
A brand new training invoice signed into law by Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom on July 1 allows all excessive school students in California to change grades received during the 2020-21 school year to go/no go grades due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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A brand new training invoice signed into law by California Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom on July 1 allows all excessive school students within the state to change grades received during the 2020-21 school year to go/no go grades due to the coronavirus pandemic. The invoice took impact instantly, as “urgency legislation.”
The Department of Education has already posted an utility for grade adjustments on its web site. According to EdSource, “Under the new law, [students] will have only 15 calendar days after a district posts the request form to send it to their district. After that, it will be too late.”
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, “Shifting a letter grade to pass/fail means what would have been a D or F, for example, won’t be included in the calculation of a grade point average — a critical part of a college application. There are no restrictions on how many course grades or which courses can be changed.”
Bay Area faculties have already begun sharing details about the statewide adjustments. Berkeley High School posted to its web site. “One provision allows students enrolled in a Berkeley High School course during the 2020-21 school year to select to replace a letter grade with a Pass or No Pass designation with no negative impact on their GPA.”
However, there are indications that not all faculties will settle for the adjustments. According to the Piedmont Exedra, a letter despatched to households of another districts together with Albany High School cautions that postsecondary establishments within the state and out of doors of California, could not settle for go/no go grades on transcripts for admission.
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