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Thursday, February 26, 2009

NLJ: Law Schools Revamp Grading Policies

National Law Journal:  Law Schools Revamp Their Grading Policies; Some Schools Move Away From Letter Grades While Another Makes It Easier to Give More A's:

Several leading law schools are retooling their grading policies, with some institutions making major revisions and others merely tweaking their systems.

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It looks like "grades" are taking the path of the US dollar. Since a dollar is no longer worth a dollar, the grade of "A" is worth something less then an "A".

Why even give grades, have a system that is pass or fail. I am sure this would make professors lives a lot easier.

D Snow

Posted by: D.Snow | Feb 27, 2009 10:40:34 AM