Apps that let parents forecast their kid's grades

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The grading systems used in some high school and college classes can be convoluted: When weekly quizzes combine to count for 25 percent of a final grade, homework assignments for another 15 percent, and a term paper clocks in at 30 percent, figuring out where kids stand in the middle of a semester requires serious longhand division for some parents. But two apps make it easy to calculate running tallies of a student's final grade, with no pre-algebra required.

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