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Opinion

March 8, 2013

A new twist on the old grading system

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When it comes to giving classroom grades on subjective matters (as opposed to tests with specific answers), there will always be judgment calls made. But out of necessity, educators and schools need to be acknowledged as the final arbiters. Having a judge intervene would lead to horrible consequences.

Such a precedent would encourage other students to file similar suits. And the only real effect would be trying to replace the subjective decisions of educators with the subjective decisions of judges.

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