Letter grades, and their value in learning, are being brought into question with increasing frequency. You may recall that I am not a supporter of letter grades in our schools. They are subjective and relatively meaningless. And, worse, they take the focus away from LEARNING and put it on COMPARING. Jordan Tinney, Superintendent/CEO of the largest school district in BC, has written a piece about letter grades – what do letter grades have to do with performance? He asks where, in the real world, are we ever evaluated with a percent and a letter grade. It’s worth a read!