This article talks about the shift away from traditional letter grades to other means of assessments to gauge student progress. This shift has been notable at prestigious private schools who have committed to making the shift to transcripts that provide more qualitative feedback.Source:
Laura McKenna, Edutopia, January 5, 2018.Description:
"Somewhat independently, schools and lawmakers have come to the same conclusion: The old models of studnet assessment are out of step with the needs of the 21st-century workplace and society, with their emphasis on hard-to-measure skills such as creativity, problem solving, persistence, and collaboration."Read the full article here!