The standards-based grading approach is a growing trend. It’s part of a push to make sure kids are actually mastering the information they’re supposed to learn, not just playing a points game. That reasoning is compelling to some teachers who are excited about shifting pedagogy, but a more compelling reason is equity.
The school nurse's role has evolved as confirmed cases of the virus have grown and more districts have closed schools and shifted to distance learning. Here's how school nurses are maintaining contact with students with health conditions in a time of social distancing.