Grades

March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

UMD Offers All Undergraduate Classes as Pass/Fail

All undergraduate classes at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) will be pass/fail (P/F) for the spring 2020 semester unless the student chooses to receive a letter grade, Senior Vice President and Provost Mary Ann Rankin said in a letter Thursday.   The decision comes after the COVID-19 outbreak led the university to cancel in-person […]

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September 6, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Churchill Drops ‘No Zero Policy’ for Grades

Winston Churchill High School in Potomac has scrapped its “No Zero Policy” on tasks and assessments after realizing it did not comply with Montgomery County Public Schools’ grading and reporting policy. The “No Zero Policy” prohibited teachers from giving students zeros on assignments even if no work was done. This was different than the county-wide […]

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November 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Students Perform at Latin Dance Competition at Strathmore

More than 200 Montgomery County Public Schools students recently competed in a Latin dance competition at the Music Center at Strathmore. MCPS-TV reports. GRACIAS @MCPS @mocoboe @strathmore @VisionaryEyeDrs @creativemoco @verizon @CarolTrawick @WashingtonHisp @TDBank_US @UrbanButcher @SunTrust pic.twitter.com/yJwqDK55C7 — AfterSchoolDanceFund (@Baila4Life) November 23, 2016

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August 28, 2016 | Mandi Wyndham

Backpack Report: College Athletes Managing Grades (Video)

What strategies athletes have for managing their time in the school year? How hard is it to keep your grades up while still playing sports? How do sports affect athletes’ grades? These are all questions asked to some college athletes.

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