A41 at MDBE.COM
Tue Jul 18 17:09:00 MDT 1995
For those of you who hate grading on a curve in college, try this.
In law schools the professors are generally required to create a curve in
which the results are something like this.
Top 2-3 Students get A grades
Next 5-10 students get B grades.
Middle of the road gets C grades
Bottom 5 or so Students get D grades
Consider what this does in a class of perhaps 100 people, and where this
kind of curve must be applied, even if everyone in the class gets in excess
of 90% of possible credits.
It is the only instance I know of where a 90% score is nearly failing.
Kind of makes you wonder what the school is trying to do. Turn out
qualified students or trying to break their spirit.
Atty. and Philosopher
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