Essay about James Franco Missed All But Two Of His Classes

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7-12- James Franco missed all but two of his classes in Professor Santana’s course. Is that grounds for a D? What would constitute grounds for failure?

Missing two classes of Professor Santana’s class is not grounds for a D. Sometimes missing class is unavoidable. Grounds for failure would be if the student doesn 't do their work, fails tests, and doesn 't do their project. A student could miss important assignments or notes if they miss a class, but it is their responsibility to get the notes they missed and to see if they can make up any missed assignments.

7-13- If around 75% of grades in graduate programs are A’s are grades now meaningless?

I don 't agree that A’s are now meaningless. I believe students still have to work and study hard to receive that grade in a graduate program.

7-14- State funding of many schools has increased dramatically over the years, increasing pressure on administrators to generate revenue through tuition increase and other means. How might this pressure create ethical tensions between the need to generate revenue, student retention, and grading?

Administrators might do what they need to do to keep students because of the need of revenue. They might give A’s to students who don 't deserve it so they can stay in their program and not transfer. This allows them to maintain tuition revenue and meet any quotas they have.

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