High School Grade Inflation Impacts Adjuncts Who Teach Freshmen Intro Courses

ACT study finds that the trend of rising GPAs accelerated after 2016 and intensified during the pandemic by Jill Barshay It may be self-serving for a test maker to produce research showing that high school grades are rising and less reliable. Yes, it’s a justification for why high schoolers shouldn’t be freed of onerous college admissions tests, but it’s also more evidence that grade inflation is significant and worth closer attention. The latest is an analysis of more than 4 million high school seniors who took the ACT from 2010 to 2021. ACT’s researchers calculated that the number of test takers with […]
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