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'I never learned this, just fail me': 20+ AP test proctors who got the funniest papers to grade

Standardized testing is no fun for students, and yet every year, great importance is heaped upon these tests. It takes time away from actual learning, since teachers are forced to teach to the test instead of highlighting information they want their students to learn. No one really likes these tests, but many kids take AP tests get into colleges or to gain college credits. When I was in high school, our school introduced a new standardized test, even though we already had a few others we also n…
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Principal resigns after telling senior class to ‘bring it’ for their senior prank and it ends up causing thousands of dollars in damages: ‘It's my time to bow out’

Principal resigns after telling senior class to ‘bring it’ for their senior prank and it ends up causing thousands of dollars in damages: ‘It's my time to bow out’

They were even given a key to the school. So should the students still be held accountable?
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'Wasn't given as a joke': 15 Teacher Appreciation Week gifts that are making teachers roll their eyes

'Wasn't given as a joke': 15 Teacher Appreciation Week gifts that are making teachers roll their eyes

Even though they have one of the most important jobs, teachers don't get the appreciation they deserve. Luckily, there's a week just for that: Teacher Appreciation Week . It's the time when students and their parents are supposed to be extra kind to them. And many administrations will give their teachers presents to show them exactly what they think of them. Some of the gifts given by the administrators are just sad. You can tell they had a shoestring budget to gift the teachers with, so they g…
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Boarding school enforces 33% increased price structure, students rebel via malicious compliance: 'There was an uproar'

Boarding school enforces 33% increased price structure, students rebel via malicious compliance: 'There was an uproar'

What was this school's administration thinking? Not only did they decide to suddenly and without warning increase the weekly rates for its boarding students, but when they finally informed the student population, they fully lied about how big the increase actually was. Clearly, these board members could not do math on their own or they wildly underestimated the strengths of their largely STEM-oriented students. These folks were quick to calculate that the weekly price increase was not 2% as the…
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'A guy proposed to his girlfriend of two weeks at my senior prom': 25+ Moments of cringe that happened in front of other people

'A guy proposed to his girlfriend of two weeks at my senior prom': 25+ Moments of cringe that happened in front of other people

Every friend group has at least one cringe friend. So if your friend group isn't cringe to you… you're the one! It's one thing to act goofy in front of your friends. It's a whole other story when people do stuff in public that's wildly embarrassing. There's a whole type of cringe where folks decide to propose in public, whether they're asking for a hand in marriage, or asking a date to prom. For some reason, a lot of people feel comfortable asking someone they've barely dated to prom publically…
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'The mullet is totally coming back': 25+ worst pieces of advice that former high school students regret taking

'The mullet is totally coming back': 25+ worst pieces of advice that former high school students regret taking

People love giving unsolicited advice to high school students, even if that advice is unfounded, misguided, and totally unproductive. For instance, the concept that these four years will determine how you end up spending the rest of your life is not only incredibly false but also potentially damaging to a teenager. Most of these nuggets of so-called “advice” likely stem from adults who have complex relationships with their own high school experiences. Perhaps they regret their approach to their…
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Top 25+ Exam Mistakes From Immature Students Who Didn’t Study

Top 25+ Exam Mistakes From Immature Students Who Didn’t Study

Sometimes, there is no point in pretending you know the answer on a test. Perhaps you didn't study or perhaps you're just drawing a blank. For whatever reason, you have absolutely no idea what to say and you can't even venture an educated guess. At this point, you know you're not getting any points on this question (and maybe even on the whole test). So, what does one do in this situation? Do you leave the question blank? Do you waste time trying to fabricate an educated guess despite the fact…
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Exploitative boss rips off local teenagers to save $10,000 for a vacation, then gets put in the crosshairs by a furious mom: 'I'm calling the labor department'

There are some trials and tribulations that parents just have to watch their kids go through. Ill-advised bangs, unsightly fashions, and a goofy minimum wage first job are some of the classic ‘trials' that every teenager needs to learn about through experience. But when that goofy part-time job starts becoming exploitative, it's time for Mama Bear's gloves to come off.
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31 Teacher Memes for Educators Skipping Class More Than Their Students

31 Teacher Memes for Educators Skipping Class More Than Their Students

Let's skip class together
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‘My friend was mad at me, but he never asked again’: Sixth-grader maliciously complies with class showoff's request

‘My friend was mad at me, but he never asked again’: Sixth-grader maliciously complies with class showoff's request

This class clown kept bothering another student until the kid finally agreed to help out. Unfortunately for the class clown, things didn’t work out exactly how he’d planned. Having a jokester in the class is tons of fun for everyone except one person: the teacher. While the class is giggling at the prankster’s antics, the teacher has to try and keep order. This kid was apparently the type to make loud inappropriate noises in the middle of the lesson, a surefire way to get the whole class off tr…
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'They need to earn it’: School teacher demands fellow educators discipline students and stop giving them grades they don't deserve, internet reacts

'They need to earn it’: School teacher demands fellow educators discipline students and stop giving them grades they don't deserve, internet reacts

Kids these days… That's a sentence I hear often. 'They're always on their phones, they're not paying attention, they're not putting in the work'. Not all kids. But a lot. And I understand how frustrating it is for teachers and parents to discipline them. There are so many factors involved. One teacher was fed up with the current status and turned to Reddit to complain about what was happening in their school, and most likely in many more. They said that teachers were making things 'too easy' fo…
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'Have you forgotten the rules of my classroom?': Student gets back at teacher who refuses to pronounce their name right

'Have you forgotten the rules of my classroom?': Student gets back at teacher who refuses to pronounce their name right

Seems like every high school has that one teacher who is a self-proclaimed “stickler for the rules.” It's the teacher who loves to tell students that the bell doesn't dismiss class, the teacher does. Or the educator who insists that there will be no phones in class, not even to listen to music, and no food, and no talking to your friends. The teacher in this person's story was a veteran educator with forty years of experience under her belt. She was really stuck in her ways, too.
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'A guy wrote "Superman" as his answer on all 10 questions': 30 School assignments students turned in that surprised their teachers

'A guy wrote "Superman" as his answer on all 10 questions': 30 Ridiculous school assignments that students actually turned in

These teachers were baffled by the papers they received from their students. A lot of kids really don't want to go to school. They don't want to wake up at the crack of dawn, don't want to sit still in class all day, and they certainly aren't keen to work on homework. Luckily, there are plenty of brilliant teachers who can motivate their students to want to be there. Some teachers try to make their lessons modern by implementing movies, while others can make any lesson interesting with their ex…
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'It's been 15 years and I'm still mortified': 20 embarrassing moments that still haunt people to this day

'It's been 15 years and I'm still mortified': 20 embarrassing moments that still haunt people to this day

Who doesn't have an embarrassing memory that keeps you up at night? No matter how much time has passed or how much therapy you may or may not have undergone, you still find yourself thinking about that one moment that never fails to send shivers down your spine. Unfortunately, this seems to be a universal human experience, and there is no real treatment plan for being human. For instance, it has been twenty years since I stepped in dog remains on the street and I still check my shoes every bloc…
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‘I can’t do my job like this': Teacher shares declining interest in job due to students phone usage, leading to discussion about teaching

‘I can’t do my job like this': Teacher shares declining interest in job due to students phone usage, leading to discussion about teaching

I can't begin to imagine what it's like to teach nowadays. I witness kids' behavior in public and it already infuriates me. I can't fathom what it's like to teach them. Here, let me tell you a story. One day, I was ordering a hamburger at a place, and in the line before me was a tired, worn-out dad, and his obnoxious child with their eyes glued to the phone. The dad had to repeat, 'What would you like to eat' about ten times before the kid stopped ignoring him and mumble-replied. Then the kid b…
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'Keep your crazy in, lady': 15+ awkward high school reunion encounters

'Keep your crazy in, lady': 15+ awkward high school reunion encounters

High school reunions almost never end well. If you managed to survive your own reunion unscathed, please feel free to share any advice on how you pulled that off in the comments. However, if you're like the rest of us and you were also silly enough to attend yours, you probably had at least one awkward encounter that still makes you cringe when you think about it. After all, high school reunions are one of those bizarre phenomena where old dynamics resurface almost immediately. You might end up…
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