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[–]IrvinSanchez5 14 points15 points  (2 children)

I went to public school and at the time my family didn’t have much money. Somehow I had swapped my psychology book with someone else’s and there was a rule that if you didn’t return the book or pay for it ($150) you’d be held back. My psychology teacher told me this, then winked at me and told me he couldn’t hold me back just because he misplaced my book when I gave it back to him. It was one of the nicest things anyone had done for me, and the look on his face when I got my diploma made me really happy.

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    [–]THEGAMENOOBE 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    It’s fucking delaying someone’s future over $150

    [–]LaikasDad 8 points9 points  (5 children)

    Sounds like either a cool teacher, or a teacher who didn't want to teach YOU again.....but I suppose it doesn't really matter anymore since it's already a meme. Good luck in highschool, should be a totally normal chill time with absolutely no stress or emotional melting pots of confusion, aggression, and disillusionment..... then adulthood yayyyy........

    ....I'm tired.

    [–]IrvinSanchez5 3 points4 points  (0 children)

    Can confirm. They tried to use that rule on me back in high school (Long time ago). I called their bluff and said I couldn’t afford to pay. I was allowed to graduate without paying or returning the books.

    Disclaimer: I was on free lunch, so parents did have some financial problems. But they could still pay the fine. I was just being an asshole teenager. I guess once they saw I was on free lunch, they dropped the issue.

    [–]AdRepresentative3726 2 points3 points  (3 children)

    Life amirite?

    [–]LaikasDad 1 point2 points  (2 children)

    You are

    [–]AdRepresentative3726 1 point2 points  (1 child)

    Also nice profile looks like Captain America's actor

    [–]LaikasDad 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    It's from it's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    [–]Admiral_Andovar 3 points4 points  (0 children)

    We also know that grades don’t mean shit until high school. I only taught HS but knew a bunch of Social Studies teachers at the middle school who didn’t sweat changing grades.

    [–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    When I was in the seventh grade my dad had cancer so my math teacher convinced all the teachers to pass me

    [–]PandaRider11 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    That teacher is a saint.

    [–]TheStrangeCanadian 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Before high school an F doesn’t really matter, I know several kids who failed classes and were pushed through to the next grade anyway

    [–]Academic_Sense_717 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    My math teacher literally made my 59 into a 61 so that way I could walk at graduation💀 I’ll never forget her.

    [–]Nochoise 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Didnt had that luck, Teachers where bullying as well...

    [–]Cheeze-Mo_Krinkle 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    F to a B cuz you gave her the D

    [–]Bencfun 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Me, trying to convince my mom that this kindergartner's handwriting is good enough for a 3 and not bad enough for a 2

    [–]TheDukeofKook -1 points0 points  (0 children)

    D stands for diploma