A merit-based grading system like that at Hogwarts from the Harry Potter series may be worth considering, says Ben Reicher PO ’22.
Pitzer faculty voted Wednesday to move to a universal pass/no record policy that makes passed classes equivalent to As for students’ GPAs.
Scripps administrators warned they’d ask the Board of Trustees to overrule a universal A policy if the faculty passes it Thursday.
In an exclusive interview with TSL, Pomona College President G. Gabrielle Starr talked about grading and fall plans amid coronavirus.
Claremont McKenna College students will have until May 26 to request credit/no credit grades, after final grades are released May 22.
The 5Cs’ delays in announcing grading policies add more stress to students’ already-heavy burdens, TSL’s Editorial Board writes.
Claremont McKenna faculty will vote Friday on a motion allowing students to view their final grades before choosing credit/no credit grading.
Pomona faculty will re-vote on Friday on an A/no record/incomplete grading policy following technical difficulties at Wednesday’s meeting.
Pomona faculty voted down an A/no record/incomplete coronavirus grading policy, but otherwise failed to come to a consensus on a new policy.
Scripps College students will have until May 6 to opt into pass/fail grading under a policy prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.