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By Anonymous / Wednesday 17 February 2016 02:45 / Canada
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Surely the teacher can't fail you if you're one mark below 90, is there no other communication besides your report card? I'm sure if it was important your teacher could call or email...

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I think the point of the term "humble brag" is to call out subtle bragging in what initially seems to be a show of humility

Surely the teacher can't fail you if you're one mark below 90, is there no other communication besides your report card? I'm sure if it was important your teacher could call or email...

That's not a valid reason to fail you, it sounds more like a cruel scare tactic. The teacher maybe didn't believe you showed it to your parents.

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In a way they are, but really, failing a student because of "lack of parent teacher communication?" My parents almost never speak to my teachers (and if the teacher needed to talk to OP'S parents so horribly that they are going to fail OP, why didn't they tell them to talk to them during a parent teacher meeting?) and I have never been threatened to be failed because of it. It doesn't make sense to fail a student because of that.

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I don't think it's the lack of communication as much as they're at a stalemate. The parents (who are the idiots of this situation) somehow refuse to sign op's report card because they are unhappy about his grade (as if a refusal of signature is going to make the teacher change the grade) and the teacher has to have them sign the report card in order for it to all be valid (I guess). Sounds like the parents are being idiots. A refusal to sign the report card isn't going to change the grade. I'd h

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Being a minor means that the parents have the control. If the OP was not a minor, this would not be an issue.

Tbh I kinda know how you feel and yeah that seriously sucks. I hope it somehow works out to where you don't fail.

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