By Sam - 19/05/2009 09:21 - Belgium
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there is no school that would fail you after you explained the situation. so get over it. there are plenty of ways you could prove that it actually happened just because your teacher didn't believe you at first doesn't mean you wont be able to convince them
Ah, thats BS. Same thing happened to me, only I was late for my job and my boss refused to believe that I just restarted a womans heart and promptly fired me. My advice, get someone from the scene to talk to the teacher on your behalf. If your teacher has enough brains in her head to teach, then she'll let you retake the test.
There is definitely going to be documentation that you were there to help, so you should be able to get that proof and show your teacher, and then he/she will feel like a dumbass and you should be golden. Plus the difference you made in the injured woman's life is priceless :)
#3 - Yeah, right...what planet is your schools on? There are actually A LOT of schools what would do that. If you miss the exam and don't have a plausible excuse or an absence note, many teachers wouldn't let you make up the test. In this case, I could understand how the explanation would seem so far-fetched the teacher wouldn't believe the OP, especially if he/she (Sam can go either way haha) has any history of making up excuses for things. OP- Aww!! That sucks :(. Is there any way you can reach the lady again? Or are there any reachable paramedics that can vouch for the fact you were there? lol get a note from one of them or something, and maybe your teacher will let you make up the test. Good luck!!
@ 3 what are you talking about? what kind of school do you go to? at college, teachers would fail your test even if you were in the hospital and had documents to prove it. and they CAN. if you arent' there, they CAN fail you, even if you were injured or something. they don't care. if you aren't there, you aren't there. that's the end of the story. OP: you should have gone to class anyway. i am sure someone else would have helped.