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Editor:

Usually I can puzzle out what I see in the paper, but this time you’ve got me stumped: April 24, page 6A, “The Committee based its decisions on enrollment in certain programs plus a ‘rubric’.”

It’s not in any of my dictionaries. Please, what is a “rubric”?

Elizabeth Beck

Editor’s note: It’s education jargon and refers to a set of standards on which something is scored.

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don evans 2 years, 7 months ago

In other words, academic speak for "let's cook the books to get a sellable success rate for the public's consumption and keep them tax dollars rollin in to fund all of it."

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