Grade Inflation: It’s Time to Face the Facts

"Grade Inflation: It's Time to Face the Facts," Chronicle of Higher Education, 6 April 2001, B24.  Reprinted in The Long Term View 5 (Spring 2002): 39-44.


This term I decided to experiment with the grading of my political-philosophy course at Harvard. I am giving each student two grades: one for the registrar and the public record, and the other in private. The official grades will conform with Harvard’s….

Chronicle of Higher Education