Lincoln schools mull replacing class ranking system - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com

Lincoln schools mull replacing class ranking system

Lincoln schools mull replacing class ranking system

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

8@klkntv.com

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP)

         A committee is recommending schools in Lincoln do away with class rank and replace it with a recognition system of academic achievement based on different ranges of grade-point averages.
        The Lincoln Public Schools committee studied class rank for a year before recommending the district get rid of the system and replace it with a system similar to colleges that recognize students for graduating with distinction.
        Jane Stavem is an associate superintendent of instruction at the district. Stavem says the suggestion was based on a national trend away from using class rank, the inability to compare one school's rank to another and an unhealthy competition it creates among students.
        The Lincoln Board of Education will discuss the issue July 25.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Frost denies Nebraska contract rumors

    Frost denies Nebraska contract rumors

    Frost denies Nebraska contract rumors

    UCF Head Coach Scott Frost shot down rumors that he had signed a seven-year deal worth $35-million to become Nebraska's next head coach, after Saturday's game at Temple.  According to the Orlando Sentinel, Frost said, "That's just totally false," when a reporter asked him about the rumors. UCF beat Temple 45-19 Saturday to improve to 10-0. Rumors have been swirling for several weeks that Scott Frost, a former National Champion quarterback at Nebraska, will replace Mi...

    More >>

    UCF Head Coach Scott Frost shot down rumors that he had signed a seven-year deal worth $35-million to become Nebraska's next head coach, after Saturday's game at Temple.  According to the Orlando Sentinel, Frost said, "That's just totally false," when a reporter asked him about the rumors. UCF beat Temple 45-19 Saturday to improve to 10-0. Rumors have been swirling for several weeks that Scott Frost, a former National Champion quarterback at Nebraska, will replace Mi...

    More >>
  • Lincoln, Lancaster County highlight importance of adoption

    Lincoln, Lancaster County highlight importance of adoption

    Lincoln and Lancaster County hosted their 13th annual National Adoption Day event Saturday. 

    More >>

    Lincoln and Lancaster County hosted their 13th annual National Adoption Day event Saturday. 

    More >>
  • Lincoln man behind bars after assaulting officer

    Lincoln man behind bars after assaulting officer

    A Lincoln man is sitting in jail after striking two vehicles and a police officer.

    More >>

    A Lincoln man is sitting in jail after striking two vehicles and a police officer.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KLKN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.