Type-A-Plus Students Chafe at Grade Deflation

“When Princeton University set out six years ago to corral galloping grade inflation by putting a lid on A’s, many in academia lauded it for taking a stand on a national problem and predicted that others would follow. But the idea never took hold beyond Princeton’s walls, and so its bold vision is now running into fierce resistance from the school’s Type-A-plus student body …” (more)

[Lisa W Foderaro, New York Times, 29 January]

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