Objections to Utah’s school grading system are demeaning, hypocritical

Utah’s education associations – representing the interests of various adults in public schools – have come out of the woodwork in opposition to Utah’s new school grading policy.

This is not surprising, since the idea of school grading is new and innovative, and these associations tend to reflexively oppose anything new and innovative in public schools. But while association opposition to changing the status quo is normal, the demeaning and hypocritical arguments they use to justify their opposition are not.

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