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Re: 2-point perspective

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ricki fromkin (fromkinr)
Tue, 19 Oct 1999 21:39:19 -0400

VKlimTruax wrote:
> Sounds as if someone else has problems with suspensions and absences. This is
> the sixth week of classes and already I have students with nine and ten
> absences. They don't care and neither do the parents. Our absence policy is a
> joke. Up to 30 absences if they have "medical reasons". Don't you get steamed
> over continuity problems? And then they come in and get in your face and say
> "What did we do when I was out?"
> I'm afraid I am not usually very nice to some of the darlings. My standard
> reply is "Why, sweetie, we just sat and waited until you came back." Then I
> tell them to wait until the rest of the class is doing what I assigned and if
> I can catch them up, I will.
> vkt

I don't know what to think.. I've never experienced such blatant
disrespect for everyone and everything as I have with my students over
the last few weeks. It's truly unbelievable. I'm at a loss for words
as to what to say about the situation.