[EAS] Curbing Grade Inflation

pjk pjk at design.eng.yale.edu
Sun Apr 25 02:41:19 EDT 2004

Subject:   Curbing Grade Inflation

It ought more properly to be called "grade compression" because
everything gets squeezed into the A, A-, B+ range. Allusions to
remedying the situation I've heard objected to as "unilateral

There may finally be a gathering momentum to put more meaning back
into grading, led by Princeton

Re. more fundamental limits to the meaning of grades, see my earlier


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