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Point Counter-Point: Are grades an adequate measure of student success?

Point Counter-Point: Are grades an adequate measure of student success?

Karalee Manis and Amanda Bagnall-Newman

April 12, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Grades: those letters and numbers, sometimes checks and pluses, which we students often come to dread, especially after midterms and once the semester is over. But what do they really mean? Do they accurately portray a student’s ability? Why do they even exist? Some question the system; some are d...

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