[caption id="attachment_103581" align="alignleft" width="150"] For many high schools, there’s a reluctance to move to an unfamiliar, nontraditional system.[/caption]

Those A’s, B’s, C’s, and, yes, even F’s are still coming home on most high school report cards, despite moves to scrap the grading system in favor of one that gives parents more information about a student’s progress.

Numerous elementary schools around the country have moved to so-called standards-based grading and report cards. Many middle schools are on board, as well. But high schools have been much slower to embrace the change.

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