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Goldman, Louis – Journal of General Education, 1985
Examines the history, magnitude, causes, consequences, and remedies of grade inflation. Predicts the erosion of professional autonomy and academic freedom if schools abandon the task of conscientiously assessing what students have learned and external agencies take on the task. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Academic Standards, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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McCarthy, Martha M.; Patterson, William G. – Journal of General Education, 1978
Reviews major court decisions on cases involving instructors' rights to teach controversial issues, to choose their teaching style, and to affect the curriculum in such ways as deciding to assign creationist or evolutionary biology textbooks. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Board of Education Policy, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law