Grading scale may be altered to help with college funding

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By Thomas Barr

 SHEPHERDSVILLE – Could the way grades are calculated for students affect the amount of scholarship money they could receive for college?

That was part of a recent discussion among members of the Bullitt County Public School Board.

Robb Smith, director of secondary education for the district, has been working on proposals after hearing comments from parents and teachers about the current grading policy.

Currently, a student must have a 92-100 in class to receive an A. The scale goes down with a student receiving an F if grades are 64 or below.

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