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News - August 28, 2015

School board eyes greater consistency at Palo Alto's high schools

Report reveals need for more teacher collaboration time, course alignment without sacrificing teacher autonomy or innovation

by Elena Kadvany

Armed with a wealth of data on consistency — or lack thereof — across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's two high schools, the Board of Education this year plans to tackle longstanding problems like inconsistent grading practices, the stacking of tests and project deadlines, and homework quality and quantity.

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Staff Writer Elena Kadvany can be emailed at [email protected]

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