Reduce bias by focusing on academic achievement

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Using Practices That Ensure the Accuracy of Grades

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Reducing Bias by Focusing on Academic Achievement

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Reduce bias by focusing on academic achievement

To be accurate, grades must correctly represent a student’s level of academic performance on course outcomes. Including participation, attendance, or other nonacademic behaviors in the grade calculations yields a grade that does not clearly represent a student’s academic performance (Feldman, 2018).

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