Grade Inflation In America

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Until it Pops: Inflating Grades and Inflating Tuition in America
A letter grade of ‘C’ is average. This is common knowledge among students and teachers. However, a grade of C has become to mean less than average in recent years; it’s now equal in ranking to a D, or even an F. With college tuition rising even faster than grades, it seems that today’s students have gotten the push that they needed to achieve to their potential in school. Until you realize that despite making some of the highest letter grades in the world, Americans are scoring among the worst on standardized tests (American 15-Year-Olds). Grade inflation in America has led to miniscule differences across a large spectrum. Students in the 20th percentile of their class have grades