Joe Feldman on grading for equity | Harvard Graduate School of Education
How Teachers Are Changing Grading Practices With an Eye on Equity | KQED
Standards-based grading and reporting will improve education
Standards-Based Grading: What Parents Need To Know - SchoolFamily
What is the Difference between Standards-Based Grading (or Reporting) and Competency-Based Education? - Aurora Institute
Establish a Process for Determining Course or Standards Grades | Great Schools Partnership
Guskey, T. and Bailey, J. (2001) Developing Grading and Reporting Systems for Student Learning. Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, CA. Pgs. 140–143.
Marzano, R. (2000) Transforming Classroom Grading. Association for Supervision and Curriculum. Alexandria, Virginia. Pgs. 70–76.
O’Connor, Ken (2002) How to Grade for Learning: Linking Grades to Standards. Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, CA. Pgs. 144–146.
O’Connor, Ken (2007) A Repair Kit for Grading: 15 Fixes for Broken Grades. Educational Testing Service, Portland, OR. Pgs 81–84.
Tomlinson, C. and McTighe, J. (2006) Integrating Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design. Association for Supervision and Curriculum. Alexandria, Virginia. Pgs. 132–133
Other school districts use of mode to determine final grades.
https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/502396/SBG_Presentation.pdf (See Slide 15)
https://www.lorainschools.org/Downloads/Standards%20Based%20Grading%20Teacher%20Manual%202019%20Update.pdf (See Page 10, 12, and this is from Page 36: "Averaging Scores – (See principle 5) Grades may be inaccurate when they result only from the calculation of the mean in contexts where extreme scores distort results. They can be repaired by considering other measures of central tendency (mode, median) and using professional judgment."