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Column: GPA switch benefits students, colleges

The Newtonite November 19, 2012

by Connor Vasu Recently, our school finally switched its 9.0 grade point average scale to one colleges understand, a 5.0 scale. This is a no-brainer, right? Our school was one of the only schools that...

Column: New GPA scale unfairly places less emphasis on high-level classes

The Newtonite October 24, 2012

by Perrin Stein With the new grade point average scale, students are not rewarded enough for taking Advanced Placement and honors courses, and the extra effort necessary to do well in these challenging...

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