Linda Perlstein discusses education and writing, with occasional detours into pop culture and food.
Friday, March 5, 2010
Let me be uncharacteristically not-cynical for a moment.
This Inside Higher Ed article about Stuart Rojstaczer’s latest grade inflation project suggests three possible reasons grades have crept higher: professors are sucking up to the students who write their evaluations, trying to help them do well after school or indulging their sense of entitlement. What about the idea that students might be doing better? Just saying!