KSD grading policy should have community support

This editorial opinion was published in the Tri-City Herald on August 7, 2012.

Public education seems to be attached to a philosophical pendulum, swinging from one trend to another.

While many ideas may sound great in theory, it isn’t until they are implemented that they can truly be tested. Sometimes they are successful, sometimes they cause a few unforeseen consequences and sometimes new programs just don’t work.