Exchange Replay: High School Grade Inflation on the Rise

By 12/31/2018

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Today we bring you a replay of one of the most popular episodes of The Education Exchange from 2018.

A study based on data from North Carolina finds that grade inflation increased over the last decade and that grade inflation was more severe in schools attended by affluent students than in those attended by lower-income pupils.

Seth Gershenson, the author of “Grade Inflation in High Schools (2005-2016),” joined Paul E. Peterson this summer to discuss the study.

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