On the evening of November 19, 2019, forty-one people gathered at the Central Administration building of Norfolk Public Schools to discuss and develop plans for the future of Target-Based Grading. The committee consisted of school board members, teachers, guidance counselors, district administration, principals, parents, and students. Included in the evening’s activities were a presentation overview of the current Target-Based Grading system and a review of feedback shared by staff, parents and students.
The committee also broke into small groups to discuss five specific topics:
Each small group was charged with the task to identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and…