Skip Nav
Pregnancy
These 27 Modern Maternity Photo Ideas Will Make You Want to Get Pregnant in 2016
Parenting
The Dangerous Summertime Stroller Mistake We're All Making
Nostalgia
These Are the 15 Movies From the '90s That You Need to Watch With Your Kids

School Offers to Change Grades on Report Card

What 1 School Included in a Student's Report Card Is Raising Eyebrows

Ah, report cards. Some students look forward to the day these arrive, while others would prefer if they never found their way into the mailbox again. But for parents, report cards are essential to knowing how their child is performing in school.

When Yeshiva Ketana, a Jewish school in Inwood, NY, sent out this report card in early January, a surprising sentence concluded the letter.

The last paragraph reads:

Since our goal is to share accurate information with the parents, and not to discourage or hurt a student, great discretion must be used before allowing your child to view his report card. Certainly, report cards should not be seen by students without parental permission and guidance. If after reviewing the enclosed report card, you would like us to develop a second version of this report card for your son with higher grades, please call . . .

While the concept of changing students' grades to maintain their confidence is presented with good intentions, many people are outraged that an institution would offer this option. The school has yet to make a statement.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
How to Get Kids Into a Good Homework Routine
Wine You Should Drink For Every Back to School Situation
The Morning of the First Day of School For Moms
Botanical Tattoo Ideas
Pimple-Popping Cupcakes
Elementary School Bans Clapping For Silent Cheers
Free Hugs Sofa

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
X