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Daily Archive for May 12th, 2011

Reader Request

A reader e-mails me in response to the final comments on my last post: “Professor Rizzo, I really need to hear more about some of those nutty things the college allows. Can you share one more with us?” Your wish is my command. Students with Learning Disabilities. Let’s not question whether this makes sense, or […]

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Grade Massaging

The problem of grade inflation has been well documented. I believe however that grade inflation comes from three places, while my sense is that the public thinks it only comes from two. The first common view about grade inflation is simply that professors are awarding higher grades than they did in the past. We do […]

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