Today with Dr. Kaye: Should all Baltimore City students be moved to the next grade?
BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Following the announcement that Baltimore City Public Schools won’t force failing students to repeat grades, Dr. Kaye continues the conversation surrounding education in Baltimore.
Chief Academic Officer Joan Dabrowski says, instead of holding students back, schools will give them additional time and customized instruction plans to make up gaps.
According to data, public schools in Baltimore City have an average math proficiency score of 18%.
Dr. Kaye and callers share their experiences with the school system and the negative impact of moving children along who cannot comprehend on grade level.
Click below to hear the discussion.