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ERIC Number: ED520296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr-26
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
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Blake, Patty
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Accountability demands place tremendous pressures on high schools to meet specific standards. To satisfy demands, grading policies are becoming more liberal. Grade inflation is the result and a growing concern. This controversial subject contains a number of dangers. To combat the trend, teachers must realize the impact of grade inflation and take steps to prevent it in their grading practices. This paper discusses the reasons for inflation, the dangers of inflation, and suggestions for teachers.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A