Dr. Lowe's Corner

I have alluded earlier to the notion that education (and indeed many other areas in life) are subject to a long unchallenged bias--that comparisons to an average are an effective basis for determining success or lack thereof. We looked at this in the light of standardized testing and also briefly in the way A, B, C, D, F grades developed about 120 years ago. Let's explore this latter example further.

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