We’ve been following talk within HPISD about a possible change to the current GPA policy — one that could include a pass/fail option for junior and senior athletics, drill team, and cheerleading classes (Here’s a link to another blog post with more context).
At last month’s called meeting, trustees opted to shelve the issue until this month’s regular one. That meeting is tomorrow, and though there’s a note about localized class-rank policy, GPA changes don’t seem to be on the consent agenda. Stay tuned.
UPDATE/oops: As a commenter said below, the note about localized policy indicates the same GPA material we’ve been discussing all along. It sure doesn’t rule it out, anyway. Here’s how that item reads, under Administrative Services/TASB Localized Board Policies: EIC(LOCAL): ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT – CLASS RANKING