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A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry

August 25, 2017View for printing

Few middle schoolers are as clued in to their mathematical strengths and weakness as Moheeb Kaied. Now a seventh grader at Brooklyn's Middle School 442, he can easily rattle off his computational profile.

"Let's see," he said one morning this spring. "I can find the area and perimeter of a polygon. I can solve mathematical and real-world problems using a coordinate plane. I still need to get better at dividing multiple-digit numbers, which means I should probably practice that more."

By KYLE SPENCER

Full Story: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/11/ny ... grades.html
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