Informative Essay: Grade Inflation

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Grade inflation: what is it and why do people care? Grade inflation is when teachers give students higher grades than they necessarily deserve. This affects students more than one might think. While students may be receiving higher grades, this isn’t necessarily good for academic growth. Often times, students may find themselves doing less work or only average work and yet they are getting an A. In “Grade Inflation Gone Wild” by Stuart Rojstaczer and “Doesn’t Anybody Get a C Anymore?” by Phil Primack grade inflation's effects are made apparent by statistically proving to harm students and blur the line between average work and outstanding work. Rojstaczer and Primack approach grade inflation in the same way, through the collection of college

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