The Never-Ending Battle Between Professors and Students

Last week, there was an unintentionally hilarious article in the New York Times about the on-going debate over grading, students, and expectations. No surprise, among the denizens of academia -- and the escapees like me -- this provoked a fair amount of commentary. I

f you're interested, there's this at Scholars & Rogues. (The comments will provide considerable entertainment because the back-and-forth between and among commentators turned into a kids versus oldsters battle.)

Then there's this from the always-worth-reading Alan Jacobs, who also has a link to an equally hilarious response from a writer for The New Republic.