ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

Degraded Currency

The Problem of Grade Inflation

October 2003 by George C. Leef

The report finds grade inflation is a national epidemic, undermining high performance and hard work in colleges and universities across the country. The study calls on colleges and universities to end practices that inflate grades and institute measures that reward achievement and high standards.


Press

Low Marks for High Marks

Wall Street Journal
September 5, 2003 by Review & Outlook |

George W. Bush, Yale '68, was kidding when he addressed the Class of 2001 at his alma mater. "To those of you who received awards and distinctions," he told the new graduates, "I say well done.… Continue Reading >>