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Degraded Currency

The Problem of Grade Inflation
October 1, 2003 by George C. Leef Download PDF Press Release

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.


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