In 2010 the State Board of Education adopted new rigorous academic standards for California. In thefollowing years, ACUSD has worked to implement aligned curriculum, instructional materials,assessments, and beginning in the 2018-19 school year, an elementary report card based on the newstandards.
ACUSD’s goal is to improve student achievement for all students in every classroom every day. Researchsupports standards-based grading and reporting as a basis of communication that will help students learnmore effectively through better feedback for teachers, students, and parents.
Reference: Parent Handbook https://www.amadorcoe.org/uploads/pdfs/ACUSDs-Parent-Handbook-for-the-new-Standards-Based-Report-Card-1.pdf