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Who would your frustration be directed toward?

Anonymous
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A middle schooler is failing a subject. (Possibly more than one.)

The teacher gives a letter to the student explaining that the bad grade is due to homework not being turned in and work being turned in late. If the student and parent sign the letter, the student will be given make-up work to allow a passing grade to be earned.

Student doesn't give the letter to the parents or doesn't return the letter on the due date. Student receives a failing grade.

Are you a little upset with the teacher? Does blame fall completely on the student?
Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:19 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:22 PM
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Hubris_Huntsman
by on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:24 PM
99% of frustration focused on student. 1% on teacher for not following up.
MissRN
by Silver Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:26 PM
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Student. They are old enough to know how to turn in their assignments and it was their responsibility to follow through with the generous opportunity provided by the teacher.
peanutsmommy1
by Ruby Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:26 PM

In middle school, that falls on the student


Teachers cant hand hold and babysit all of their kids, there are too many of them

Kaelaasmom
by Katie on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:26 PM
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 I would be upset mostly with myself for not knowing the child was failing. I wouldmalso be livid with the child for not giving me the letter or not turning it in promptly.

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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:27 PM
All student...i would not expect them to follow up with dd cause she should know better and is old enough to deal with the out come.
Jabojoe
by Ruby Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:28 PM
This. And myself a little bit too for not knowing they were doing poorly.

Quoting Hubris_Huntsman: 99% if frustration focused on student. 1% on teacher for not following up.
momtolittleg
by Ruby Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Student. 

Mrs.Kubalabuku
by on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:28 PM

On the student.  Then some on myself after the first incident and me not following my child's grades more closely.

bdward2007
by on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:28 PM
Student
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