Report Cards

In Philadelphia, parents are graded along with students. In Arkansas, there's a grade for health and fitness. Report cards go a lot farther than they used. But are parents learning what they need to know about their child's education? Lynn Neary and guests look at what today's report cards tell us about a child's school performance.


Thomas Guskey
*Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at University of Kentucky College of Education
*Author, How's My Kid Doing? A Parent's Guide to Grades, Marks, and Report Cards (Jossey Bass, 2002)

Donna Piekarski
*Head of the Department of Early Childhood Education for the School District of Philadelphia

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