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Bots Grade Your Kids’ Schoolwork—and They’re Often Wrong

Auto-grading software often marks answers incorrect when they are right, giving teachers and families more remote-school headaches

By Julie Jargon, Wall Street Journal. Some parents might be in for an unpleasant surprise when report cards come out this fall: lower-than-expected grades. But that might be less an accurate reflection of their children’s work than a glitch in the automated systems many schools are using to check schoolwork. Unless parents and teachers review students’ tests, the problem can be easy to miss. I discovered the problem only when my fifth-grader bombed a science test for which I knew he was prepared. I opened the test online to see what he had missed and found some...Read More Here...

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