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The dangers of grade inflation

Grade inflation can be deceptive and varies from school to school. Thankfully for the universities — as well as their incoming students — they have a way of deciphering which secondary schools tend to inflate grades more than others. The University of Waterloo was one of the first schools to discover the simple algorithm of gathering and documenting trends of […]

by Jackson Carse· · Features ·
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Comparing grades and measuring intelligence

Back in grade nine, I had a teacher who didn’t ever take any real notice to her students’ personal lives. To me, that made her interest, when it did happen, even more memorable. After a particularly hard test, one of my friends continued to ask what grade I received, even after several times of me trying to politely avoid the […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Opinion ·