Grades Are More than Foolproof
I’ll try to examine and refute some the the common misconceptions of grades
Self-discipline. If anything they have to do with plain discipline, and also coercion. Many students strive for good grades so as not to have activities taken away from them, or other things they desire. And many students who get good grades get them by cheating or doing the bare minimum, meaning they perform well enough on the most valued assignments in order to get higher grades in the class.