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This professor lets students choose their own grades

A University of Georgia professor is allowing students to choose their own grades to relieve their stress. "If you feel unduly stressed by a grade," Dr. Richard Watson writes in the syllabus for his business course, "email the instructor with what grade you think is appropriate and it will be so changed." Any student who does not like "the group dynamics" of a meeting, Watson said, may get up and leave.