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A new study confirms what many people have observed without the benefit of a formal study: A’s in college are becoming ordinary. The authors found, “Our data (Figure 1) show that in 1960, as in the 1940s and 1950s, C … Continue reading
I remain convinced the following trend in grade inflation among U.S. colleges is difficult to justify.
After examining contemporary grades from 135 colleges and universities with a total enrollment of 1.5 million students Rojstaczer and Healy (2012) find that, on average across a wide range of schools, A’s represent 43% of all letter grades, an increase … Continue reading