In this file photo from 2011, Josh Costa, left, celebrates the right answer to a math question with Gabriel Williams, then 9, in his third grade class at Sierra Oaks K-8 School in the San Juan Unified School District. Sierra Oaks is one of 11 district schools testing a new report card that measures attributes such as grit and gratitude in addition to academic skills. Photo taken March 15, 2011.
In this file photo from 2011, Josh Costa, left, celebrates the right answer to a math question with Gabriel Williams, then 9, in his third grade class at Sierra Oaks K-8 School in the San Juan Unified School District. Sierra Oaks is one of 11 district schools testing a new report card that measures attributes such as grit and gratitude in addition to academic skills. Photo taken March 15, 2011. Renee C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
In this file photo from 2011, Josh Costa, left, celebrates the right answer to a math question with Gabriel Williams, then 9, in his third grade class at Sierra Oaks K-8 School in the San Juan Unified School District. Sierra Oaks is one of 11 district schools testing a new report card that measures attributes such as grit and gratitude in addition to academic skills. Photo taken March 15, 2011. Renee C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com

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Grit and gratitude join reading, writing and arithmetic on report cards

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