Grade inflation: A's are up, but SATs are down
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) —
More kids are getting straight A's than ever before.
But do those high marks mean students are better prepared?
CBS12 Investigates looks at the latest studies that show grade inflation is harming education.
"It's giving students a false sense of accomplishment," said Jason Robinovitz, C.F.O. of Score at the Top Learning Center.
Critics say teaching to the state assessment tests means students are not being taught to think critically.
Who's to blame for grade inflation and why parents need to be worried about it - Tuesday night after NCIS: New Orleans on CBS12 News at 11.