Colorado school district denies allegations of grade inflation

Monday, April 14, 2014

A Grand Junction school district is denying allegations of grade inflation after several teachers testified in a case involving the termination of a teacher.

The Daily Sentinel reports Sunday (http://bit.ly/1nlnI45) that an administrative law judge recommended retaining Grand Junction High School math teacher Jane White after teachers testified that administrators pressure them to avoid giving students D's and F's. Judge Matthew E. Norwood wrote that multiple teachers testified administrators pressured them in order to minimize complaints from parents and ensure extracurricular eligibility.

Norwood wrote that White was disciplined after complaining about the elimination of a math tutoring program.

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