Monthly Archives: December 2010

Scaled scores in the classroom: Use or misuse?

A friend of mine is a professor at a top-tier university. As with most universities, large or small, top-tier or third-ranked, grade inflation is a problem. Harvard University, for example, has reported that most of its students have an A … Continue reading

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