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McDaris Supports Grading Changes - Brevard NC


Superintendent Jeff McDaris supports the State Board of Education’s plan last Friday to change the current seven-point grading scale in high schools to a 10-point scale.

It means a student earning between 90 percent and 100 percent of the marks in a course would earn an A grade. The current scale means a B grade for students earning 90, 91 or 92.

The change will go into effect next August.

“I think the change is helpful, especially for North Carolina students applying to colleges and universities,” McDaris said. “Most colleges (and increasingly high schools) are using a 10-point...

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