• Standards Based Report Cards 
    "By comparing one child's performance to a clear standard, parents,
    students and teachers all know precisely what is expected
    Every time a student attempts a task, the performance is compared
    to the standard, not the other students' performances. The most important advantages for students and families are
    fairness, clarity and improved learning.

    Douglas B. Reeves, 101 Questions and Answers about Standards, Assessment and Accountability, 2004