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"Where do you get off saying my kid is grade level?"
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'What do you mean he got a C-minus on his report! I was up all night writing that thing!'
"I know its hard to believe right now, Lawrence, but some day you'll thank me for asking you to punctuate your sentences correctly."
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'I'd do better if she'd ask questions more closely matching my answers.'
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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Concerned that their teenagers weren't studying for their SATs, the Moxleys hired an actor to panhandle on the street near their house.
Things we're sick of hearing
'I think your test grading is biased in favor of students who answer the test questions correctly.'
"Rosalie—your poor performance this year has reduced your parents' investment in you by almost seventy per cent."
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"The fact is, I didn't do the homework assignment because you seem to be swamped with paperwork and I didn't want to add to your problems."
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At the 'Northwest Institute of Aeronautical Engineering 2008 Graduation'.
'...And for the last time, do not eat your project before I've graded it.'
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"What did you expect from a failing educational system?"
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"I'm the victim of negative advertising."
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'Sorry I didn't do better in computer science. My teacher wanted to send you my report card over the Internet, but I told her you think computers are a fad.'
Do I get extra credit for neatness
"We've created a safe, nonjudgmental environment that will leave you child ill-prepared for real life."
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"If we defund schools, will my grades go away?"
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'When you're a kid, you keep score with report cards. When you grow up, it's credit scores.'
"Your mother and I have seen your report card, and we've decided to distance ourselves from you."
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'My name is Phylis O'Furr. My students call me Miss Philosopher, because I tell them that inside every 'D' student is an 'A' student trying to get out.'
'Here is a printout of the results of our recent standardized tests and here are the same results printed with a very small, hard-to-read-font, to make the implications less obvious.'
'You're FLUNKING me? - Doesn't SENIORITY count for anything around here?'
"I'm hoping a genetically-modified apple will get me a better grade."
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