EIA(LEGAL) - ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: GRADING/PROGRESS REPORTS TO PARENTS

Grading Policy

  1. Must require a classroom teacher to assign a grade that reflects the student's relative mastery of an assignment;
  2. May not require a classroom teacher to assign a minimum grade for an assignment without regard to the student's quality of work; and
  3. May allow a student a reasonable opportunity to make up or redo a class assignment or examination for which the student received a failing grade.

Finality of Grade

Student Election Clerks

  1. A requirement for a school project at the discretion of the teacher who assigned the project; or
  2. A service requirement for participation in an advanced academic course program at the discretion of the program sponsor or a school-sponsored extracurricular activity at the discretion of the school sponsor.

Progress Reports

  1. Provides for a conference between parents and teachers;
  2. Requires a district, at least once every 12 weeks, to give written notice to a parent of a student's performance in each class or subject; and
  3. Requires a district, at least once every three weeks, or during the fourth week of each nine-week grading period, to give written notice to a parent if a student's performance in a foundation curriculum subject [see EHAA] is consistently unsatisfactory, as determined by the district.

Exceptions

  1. Is 18 or older and living in a different residence than the student's parents;
  2. Is married; or
  3. Has had the disabilities of minority removed for general purposes.

Notice of Performance Rating

Notice of Student Performance

Tomball ISD

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UPDATE 103

DATE ISSUED: 10/20/2015