Update 4/16/2015: I emailed Rachel’s teacher and she decided to change her policy on late work and redone assignments. She is going to accept late work with a penalty and redone assignments within a reasonable time limit.
The following tweet (which I’ve archived as an image on Flickr using the free Chrome extension “Awesome Screenshot”) received a bigger response than anything I’ve shared in a long time. Our daughter had me sign this progress report after dinner tonight. Sadly I think these kinds of justifications are still common in many classrooms. I’m contacting her teacher to request that she consider changing her policy.
— Laura Oakes (@LauraOakes31) April 13, 2015
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