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Greenville County Schools released grading information from the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year. (Video above: Discussion on block scheduling for high school students)"We had great concern about students not performing well remotely, and I think that was well-founded concern," Superintendent Dr. Burke Royster said. (Watch the full school board meeting below)According to the report, the number of "F's" for students kindergarten through 12th grade in the first quarter of the school year has more than doubled as the district adjusted learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The share of virtual students with at least one "F" grade in the first quarter was double (34% compared to 17%) the share of students who attended brick-and-mortar sessions, according to the district data.Concerning the number of kids failing classes, Jeff McCoy, the Associated Superintendent of Academics, said, "Some kids may have one, some may have two, some may have more, so it’s difficult to do a percentage without going through every subject and every schedule to get the potential number of grades."RELATED: Greenville County School Board discusses COVID-19 cases in district, next steps to bring back students"A lot of the failing grades are the result of students not handing in assignments," McCoy said.The district announced it will offer tutoring for students after school hours with six to eight students at a time and will compensate teachers for their time.

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. —

Greenville County Schools released grading information from the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year.

(Video above: Discussion on block scheduling for high school students)

"We had great concern about students not performing well remotely, and I think that was well-founded concern," Superintendent Dr. Burke Royster said.

(Watch the full school board meeting below)

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According to the report, the number of "F's" for students kindergarten through 12th grade in the first quarter of the school year has more than doubled as the district adjusted learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Greenville County Schools

The share of virtual students with at least one "F" grade in the first quarter was double (34% compared to 17%) the share of students who attended brick-and-mortar sessions, according to the district data.

Greenville County Schools

Grade statistics

Concerning the number of kids failing classes, Jeff McCoy, the Associated Superintendent of Academics, said, "Some kids may have one, some may have two, some may have more, so it’s difficult to do a percentage without going through every subject and every schedule to get the potential number of grades."

RELATED: Greenville County School Board discusses COVID-19 cases in district, next steps to bring back students

"A lot of the failing grades are the result of students not handing in assignments," McCoy said.

The district announced it will offer tutoring for students after school hours with six to eight students at a time and will compensate teachers for their time.

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