Retroactive Grade Inflation

TitleRetroactive Grade Inflation
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsFunke, RD, Potthast, A, Boxall, SF, Diaz-Sprague, R, Funke, MB, Myers, GA
Corporate AuthorsAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics,
Date Published09/2011
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsAcademic , Academic Ethics , business , BUSINESS ethics , education , Law
AbstractIn order to help their students get jobs in a struggling economy, some law schools have retroactively inflated its students' GPAs. The schools maintain that they are not artificially enhancing students' grades, but merely bringing their students' grades in line with the grades received by students at other law schools.
NotesCase Study prepared for the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Regional Competitions, 2011
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