For those of you not familiar with NY State Homeschool Law, I have to write up four quarterly reports, and then an annual evaluation. And then send them to the
You're kidding, right?
I mean, one COULD use a narrative approach. But a grade? As in A, B, C, D or F? Or Excellent, Good, Satisfactory or Needs Improvement? Seriously, I'm evaluating my own kid! I know her strengths and weaknesses. I don't need some cutesy little form showing straight A's. I don't even grade her work! The only grades I ever give are "100%" and "Fix it." More to the point, why does the city even NEED report cards? We have to have an evaluation done at the end of the year, in either standardized test or portfolio evaluation form. Doesn't that prove we did what we were supposed to?