Study: Grade inflation common in Arkansas high schools

10/27/2005 | Arkansas News Bureau

About a third of Arkansas seniors graduating between 2002 and 2004 had inflated grades, according to University of Arkansas professor Sean Mulvenon, who compared students' grade-point averages with their scores on the ACT. Mulvenon briefed a legislative panel Tuesday and said 31% of college-bound graduates with a 3.0 GPA or higher had to take remedial courses in college.

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