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The cake was great and the icecream was delicious, but deep down inside, he knew that some day his parents would discover that 'f' wasn't for 'fantastic', and then none of it would be worth it.
'Having done the mentoring skills questionnaire I think I need a mentor to mentor me in improving my mentoring.'
"Where do you get off saying my kid is grade level?"
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"It seems as if I forgot history and I'm doomed to repeat it."
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'So, for every day that your math grade stays below a B, your father will post a video of himself on YouTube.'
'What do you mean he got a C-minus on his report! I was up all night writing that thing!'
'Your son's poor grades are caused by Attendance deficit disorder. . .'
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"Your butler, your father and I are concerned that with grades like these, you'll just end up being part of the 99%."
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"And what did my little darling do in school today?"
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'I'd do better if she'd ask questions more closely matching my answers.'
"Can you believe this is happening to me? Her scores are very low in self-esteem."
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A panel of chicken judges grade another chicken's newly laid egg.
"If this piece of paper lands in that trash basket, I'll quit teaching, move to the country, write my novel, and never grade another math quiz ever again." "Let's see, six right, four wrong..."
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'Evidently, studying isn't one of the tasks you perform when you're multitasking.'
'This would be a lot easier, Miss Reed, if you didn't require such pinpoint accuracy.'
Concerned that their teenagers weren't studying for their SATs, the Moxleys hired an actor to panhandle on the street near their house.
Garrett knew it was important to jeep his brain from overheating during big tests.
Things we're sick of hearing
'The good news is that you don't have any long-term memory loss. The bad news is it's all MIDTERM memory loss.'
'I think your test grading is biased in favor of students who answer the test questions correctly.'
'Sure the grades are bad, but on the bright side I'm achieving consistency in my academic brand.'
"Rosalie—your poor performance this year has reduced your parents' investment in you by almost seventy per cent."
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'That concludes the list of students with outstanding grades. And now for those of you with outstanding student loan payments...'
'I would have had higher grades, but I donated them to charity.'
'I don't know why she says I didn't spend enough time looking for an interesting topic. Aardvarks are interesting.'