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Grade (grade)


Source: Handbooks
A final indicator of student performance in a class as submitted by the instructor.


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Grade Value Qualifier

Grade Value Qualifier

Source: Handbooks
The scale of equivalents, if applicable, for grades awarded as indicators of performance in schoolwork. For example, numerical equivalents for letter grades used in determining a student's Grade Point Average (A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1 in a four-point system) or letter equivalents for percentage grades (90-100%=A, 80-90%=B, etc.).

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Marking Period

Marking Period

Source: Handbooks
The name or description of the marking period (e.g., fall, first marking period).

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