Issues behind grade inflation

Your May 10 editorial misses a salient point: Colleges are attracting only the committed student. Aware of the obligations of their education, students now make the extra effort to produce or drop out altogether, when they must pay $25,000 per year. Claire Hess, Raleigh, N.C.

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