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Submission + - Adjusting GPAs: A Statistician's Effort to Tackle Grade Inflation (scienceblog.com)

An anonymous reader writes: A recent analysis of 200 colleges and universities published in the Teachers College Record found 43 percent of all letter grades awarded in 2008 were A’s, compared to 16 percent in 1960. And Harvard’s student paper recently reported the median grade awarded to undergraduates at the elite school is now an A-. A statistician at Duke tried to make a difference and raised holy hell in the process.
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Adjusting GPAs: A Statistician's Effort to Tackle Grade Inflation

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