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Plano ISD makes changes to reduce 'rank-obsessed culture' among high schoolers

Plano ISD makes changes to reduce 'rank-obsessed culture' among high schoolers



2018-06-13T12:57:00+0000

Plano ISD trustees voted unanimously to do away with class rankings entirely beginning with eighth-graders who graduate in 2023.

High school class rankings are on their way out in Plano ISD. The district is the latest to change its policies that rank students against each...



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