Cambridge to Continue Tradition of Public Grades

December 12, 2016

Academics and senior administrators at the University of Cambridge have voted in favor of keeping the centuries-old tradition of publicly posting "class lists," including student exam results by name, The Telegraph reported. Student campaigners had argued that the public display of grades was "damaging" to student welfare and promoted "a culture of shaming." But 55 percent of students who voted in a referendum were in favor of keeping the lists, "albeit," the Telegraph reported, "with an easier 'opt-out' process."

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