Transcripts http://wunc.org en UNC’s New Grading System Could Show What That ‘A’ Is Really Worth http://wunc.org/post/unc-s-new-grading-system-could-show-what-really-worth <p></p><p>Student transcripts from the University of North Carolina will look pretty different this fall. Beyond course grades and GPAs, the records will also include the median grade and where the student ranked among their classmates.</p><p></p><p>Sociology Professor Andrew Perrin is leading the charge for the transition to "contextual grading."</p><p></p><p>“I think this is both about reinforcing our ability to offer excellent education and then also being faithful and fair in our reporting about how well we think students have actually performed in the classroom,” Perrin said.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 33846 at http://wunc.org UNC’s New Grading System Could Show What That ‘A’ Is Really Worth