The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern standards high for would-be teachers

Kate Walsh

March 30, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As college students, you already know how much GPAs matter. Your grade point average determines whether or not you keep your scholarships. It affects your chances of getting into graduate school. It could be the tie-breaker...

Chowdhury: The grade obsession trap

Raisa Chowdhury, Columnist

April 7, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

If I got an A in a class, it must mean I learned everything that class had to offer. Right? Not quite. It means that I performed according to the class’s requirements: turning in all homework consistently, attending classes,...

ETHS students start first year without class ranking

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

August 30, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston Township High School students started their first year without class ranking this week, the result of a nearly unanimous decision over the summer. On June 24, the District 202 board voted 6-1 to discontinue the practice...