Teacher worries leniency used to raise graduation rates

07/31/2007 | NYTimes.com

As districts' graduation rates face increasing scrutiny, Austin Lampros, a Manhattan math teacher, is concerned that some schools' grading policies are becoming more lenient. Lampros quit his job when his principal overruled his failing grade so a student would graduate, and he fears his experience is increasingly common.

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