Stanford gives grades an 'F'

Law school plans to drop letter grades this fall.

, The National Law Journal

Stanford Law School plans to drop letter grades as early as this fall, joining Yale University and the University of California at Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law. Students will get one of four grades: honors, pass, restricted credit or no credit, instead of the traditional A+ to F grades. Dean Larry Kramer said the school hopes to shift students away from the focus on grades and prevent course selections that have started to include calculation of instructors' grading habits.

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