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Unformatted text preview: studies have shown that standards for schooling are progressively getting lower. A lot of this has to do with the housing market. People do not want to buy new houses in areas where local schools are not up to par for their children. Therefore, grade inflation occurs. In another article written by Gregory Kane, he asked a student how another student that cannot read or write and still pass through high school. The student replied, They just keep passing you from grade to grade. The teachers would pass students even if they were not up to level and they believed that it may hurt their self-esteem if they were flunked. I believe that this idea is absolutely absurd. If a student does not earn a grade then he/she should be flunked; period! When I attended Mount Saint Joseph High School, I was not given anything that I didnt earn. If I turned in C work, then I received a C for that project. No arguments!...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BOTANY, SO 101 taught by Professor Schmitz during the Spring '08 term at Community College of Baltimore County.
- Spring '08