Monday, March 2, 2009
The latest issue of the Law Quadrangle from the University of Michigan Law School has a great chart showing the impact of grade inflation over the past fifty years:
The changes from the 1950s to today are quite dramatic:
The reference in the title is to Garrison Keillor's fictional Lake Wobegon -- "where all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average." For more on the Lake Wobegon Effect, see here.