add scores to existing assessment

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I would like to be able to add scores within an existing assessment. For example, when my students complete an assessment but I ask for revisions, it would be nice to be able to add a new assessment score under the heading of the original assessment. Of course, this is probably a ridiculously complicated idea - in which case, I could be totally happy if the "add assessment" button also had room for me to add comments without having to click through into the main group assessment page...
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My first reaction was that having multiple scores under a single assessment for a single standard would be confusing: how would multiple scores within an assessment work, grade-combination wise? For example, say we're averaging the scores in a standard, and a student gets 3 on the first assessment and a {2, then a 4} on the second assessment. Would their average be a 3.5, or a 3? It seems like it should be a 3.5, but then figuring out how to display that in a sensible way seems difficult.

Then I started thinking about having a "history" for each grade. We'd only display the 3 and the 4, but if you clicked on the 4 maybe you could see that it used to be a 2. Intriguing!

Still, the added complexity of this is worrisome to me. Let's keep talking about it, and get some input from others!