Teachers cannot create standard scales by default (which is a good thing!). Now, why can't I, as the server's Administrator, go into a course, open a scale a teacher created, click on the Edit icon, tick the Standard scale option and save as a site-wide standard scale? The option is right there on the page, but cannot be modified. So, I go into the admin interface, create a new scale and copy over the information from the course's scale. Rince, repeat for each request I get from my teachers.
There has to be a better way. Am I missing something?