A, B, C, F “D”

A, B, C, F
“D” is disappearing in some school districts: Students must earn a C to pass a course. Students who do only the minimum will have to work harder — unless teachers turn C into the new D.

The charter school I’m writing about dropped the D this year. The number of Fs soared and grade point averages plunged. It does take toughness to preserve the integrity of the C.

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