Board decides against weighted grades in high school
June 13, 2002
During the last year, Havre Public Schools assistant superintendent Dennis Parman has investigated the possibility of changing the district's grade scale.
Tuesday night, the Havre school board unanimously agreed that no change was needed. The board voted to keep the grading policy the way it has always been on a 4.0 scale.
At Havre schools, an A is equal to a 4.0, a B is 3.0, and so forth. If the district had modified the scale, an A would have equaled a 5.0, a B, 4.0, and so on but only for advanced classes.
The district considered the change because it was thought that some students avoid...