And that’s WITH grade inflation. Perhaps the most stunning part of this story is that almost 20% fail in a “normal” year.
District data shows 30.3 percent of high school students were considered to have failed the fall 2020 semester. It’s a sharp increase compared to the previous school year in which 18.8 percent of students failed courses.
“It really comes down to ultimately, ‘have you submitted your assignments in Google Classroom or have you not,’” said MPS teacher Angela Harris.