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Grades

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SC Blames Higher Goals For Drop In Schools’ Grades

Letter grades for nearly half of South Carolina’s school districts dropped during the past school year, but education officials blame more ambitious performance goals rather than poorer student achievement.

08/01/2013

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Probe Finds UNC Academic Fraud Started Earlier

A months-long investigation of academic fraud at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill finds the problems go back a decade earlier than an earlier probe uncovered.

12/20/2012

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UNC-Chapel Hill Head: Peppers Grades Glance A Goof

A lapse in student record-keeping on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s computer system led to the online release of a former football star’s grades, Chancellor Holden Thorp said Thursday, in explaining a disclosure that’s prompted new questions about special treatment for athletes at the elite public college.

08/30/2012