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More Than 12,500 Grades Changed From Failing To Passing At Baltimore High Schools Over Several-Year Span, Audit Finds

June 9, 2022
Fifth graders in their classroom at school

Multiples Baltimore high schools changed more than 12,500 failing grades to passing over a several-year span, according to the findings of an audit released Tuesday by the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Education. The report was the product of a three-year review of grading procedures within Baltimore City Public Schools, which was launched in response to complaints about students being promoted despite poor academic performance and allegations that teachers were pressured to change grades.

Article Source: WJZ

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