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Philip Park '22

Hi, I am Philip.

Fixing the Post-Covid Grading System

With the end of the Fall Term rapidly approaching, the flaws in the current grading system have increasingly come under the spotlight. Although the difficulties required to facilitate a successful term are immense, and we can see that the School has put in tremendous effort into providing us with a smooth academic experience, the evaluation standards have seen little change despite the introduction of several novel variables into the grading equation. In the face of distress and obstacles raised by Covid-19 and conflicts around racial discrimination, the evaluation standards of past school years are simply outmoded, inapplicable to the hybrid discussions and tests commonplace in Lawrenceville’s academic curriculum.=

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