Grades, Grade Inflation, & Expectations

Report Cards Give Up A’s and B’s for 4s and 3s
By WINNIE HU March 24, 2009 The New York Times

Grades Fixed: An Allegation Shocks No One
By PETER APPLEBOME March 7, 2009 The New York Times

‘A’ Is for Achievement, ‘E’ Is for Effort
February 22, 2009 The New York Times Letters to the Editor from

"Students must realize that a grade is earned for achievement and not for the effort expended."
...Alfred S. Posamentier

School District Does Away With Grade Levels; Students Craft Lesson Plans
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 FOX News Network

Student Expectations Seen as Causing Grade Disputes
By MAX ROOSEVELT February 17, 2009 The New York Times

An F School? Depends on How It’s Judged
By ROBERT GEBELOFF September 27, 2008 The New York Times

A School’s Grade Plummets, and Parents Are Confused
By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ September 21, 2008 The New York Times

Grades, Grade Inflation, & Expectations - Mathematically Sound Foundations

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