Manitoba

U of M students push for alternative pandemic grading process

A forgiving grading system is the solution students at the University of Manitoba want to address the challenges of learning on a virtual campus this year.
The University of Manitoba students are proposing an alternative grading process. (Dana Hatherly/CBC)

A forgiving grading system is the solution students at the University of Manitoba want to address the challenges of learning on a virtual campus this year.

Student senators, backed by the undergraduate and graduate students unions at the U of M, have penned a proposal to school administration to temporarily introduce an alternative grading process, similar to the one put in place in the spring amidst initial COVID-19 disruptions.

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