Grade inflation at Ivy League Colleges

1950 – average grade was C+ at Harvard. 2013/14 it is A- or an A.

Nobody sues a school because they got an A.

Arms race among professors?

Harvey Mansfield – gives two grades – a flattering one for transcripts and an accurate one in private.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s