Turner to Renew Battle Against College Grade Inflation

State Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, said on Wednesday that he is preparing to revive a push to curb grade inflation at Texas public colleges and universities in the next legislative session.

Earlier this year, Turner filed a bill that would have required institutions to include on students’ transcripts, alongside the grade earned in a given course, the average or median grade awarded in that class. Pass-fail courses or classes with no more than 10 students would have been exempt.

The legislation, House Bill 3498, easily passed the House but stalled in the Senate Higher Education Committee. Turner said it received ...

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