Each spring, colleges of all sorts like to brag that they just snagged their smartest incoming freshman class yet. Acceptance rates go down, average test scores and GPAs go up, reports the Washington Post. And then come stats like this one: More than a quarter of college presidents think their students are graded too leniently, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center released Monday. (When just focusing on leaders of private institutions, it goes up to a third.) And more than half of these same presidents also reported they believe students today study less than those a decade ago…

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Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.


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