"Flunk Quota" at Annapolis

April 1966
Time;4/22/1966, Vol. 87 Issue 16, p66
The article reports on the impact of the flunk quota of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. It states that the issues regarding the flunk quotas are brought to light as a teacher defended his right to fail midshipmen as he held deficient in scholarships. It mentions that the city is stuck with a grade system encouraging students to coast and grades are inflated to reach C averages because of the practical need of graduating numbers of naval officers.


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