Officials in Texas district eliminate student-ranking system

12/9/2009 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

Officials in a Texas district have decided to eliminate class ranks from student transcripts beginning with the class of 2011, and only students in the top 10% of their class will continue to be ranked at all. Supporters say class rank often does not represent student achievement at academically competitive schools, but critics say eliminating the rankings will lower standards for students.

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