The Ministry of Education is working on a new plan for parents: report cards they can actually decipher.
Currently, teachers choose from a list of curriculum-approved comments for those end-of-the-term missives.
But many have complained that they’re difficult to read – and that they don’t say much.
The internal memo was obtained by the Toronto Star.
The Ministry will assess the policy next year.
Advocates say more user-friendly comments are especially necessary due to Ontario’s large immigrant population, where many students come from homes where English may not be spoken.
Meanwhile, a Toronto trustee is calling for an overhaul at the board level.
Eureka! Report cards to start making sense (Toronto Star)