"Students perform better when educators have high expectations, experts say"
This article on the study "Great Expectations: The Impact of Rigorous Grading Paractices on Student Achievement" makes some interesting points. One is that "The study found that hte benefit of tougher grading standards can persist for up to two years." Also, the articel discusses how studente can often remember their grade but not what was on the test, therefore the meaning of the course content is not what students feel is important. In addition, the article reminds educations that rigours assessments don't have to be number or letter grades.