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My son is a senior in high school and just turned 18 and graduation is less than seven
weeks away. We were concerned about an essay grade so we approached the English
teacher to inquire if that assignment have been graded yet. At that time she notified us
that he's failing and there's probably not enough time for him to do anything about it in
time for graduation. The teacher would've never notified us if we had inquired about
something else. So my question is what are the guidelines, rules ,regulations , or
obligations for a teacher to notify a student if he is not passing the class and as does
not have enough credits to graduate ?

2015-05-01
Jennifer Scovel
 

The
Grade
Doctor
says:

Depends on the school/district. Seven weeks should be more than enough time for the
teacher/school to work with your son to improve his essay and his standing in the
English class. We should work with the idea that 'it isn't over till its over' and the more
recent evidence is the most important evidence. (no averaging_

 

 

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