- Tennessee's Senate Education Committee Chairman Dolores Gresham agreed last week that hearing would be held to look at allegations that Tennessee State University administrators changed grade statuses from "incompletes" to letter grades without approval from instructors.
- School officials contend that the changes were made to clarify confusion about course requirements.
- The dispute stems from incidents in two introductory courses at the university, contemporary mathematics and college algebra, which were added after remedial classes for incoming students were banned.
From the article:
The state Senate will hold hearings into allegations that officials at Tennessee State University changed more than 100 students’ grades without instructors’ permission.
Senate Education Committee Chairman Dolores Gresham agreed Thursday to hearings that would delve into whether TSU administrators changed “incompletes” into letter grades for students in two introductory-level courses. ...