To grade or not to grade? Or is that the question?

By George A. Lucas, Member, Milford School Board and candidate on the ballot this November. Website:

Our student grading process, much like the educational process, has evolved to identify a measurable level of skills and abilities to ensure best chance for individual success in life. The word “measurable” is subjective and denotes a graduated scale created by those qualified to compare – which in and of itself is subjective. Hence, “the eye of the beholder” rings true. Who is to say someone or anyone is more or less qualified to measure? Continue reading