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Schools Should Absolutely Let Kids Resubmit Work And Retake Tests

4 days ago   |   By Scary Mommy

Since my son started virtual school in the fall of 2020, he has been introduced to a new concept in schooling : the ability to resubmit assignments or retake tests. If he's unhappy with a grade, he has two more chances to try again for a better one.
When I first learned he would have this feature built into his schooling, it sounded like a cop-out to me. Would he really learn that way? Isn't it almost like cheating to be able to find out what you got wrong and just... go fix it and improve your grade? Wouldn't everyone make straight A's if that's how things worked? And what about the kids...
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