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Is it fair to review a problem just by what it is? Is it easy to see things separate?

In recent episodes of “pretty little liars”, a teacher was accused of showing favoritism to some student by altering her grade.
The teacher is a mother of the student’s good friend, knowing that this girl has been through a lot. And if she fail on this test, this girl is gonna go through the 11th grade all over again. Since the teacher has been through a lot lately, her protective instincts overdrove. So she completed the test for the girl, and helped her out.
Is this a stupid, short-sighted thing or a bold but human thing? And it is fair to see things by what it is?

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    Jul 4 2012: How do Regina.
    My thoughts are its an example of our soceity today with many thinking they are intitled. If they don't o the work or don't want to no problem someone will do it for them and they will still reap the rewards.
    • Jul 5 2012: hi,
      Excuse for my lack of reading compresion, I don't quite understand what u mean.would you care to explain again?
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        Jul 5 2012: No need regina it might be my spelling that's the problem. I will give it shot. After reading your senerio I understood that the mother / teacher compleated a test for the child. If that's right than a child will be able to advance not because she is capable of doing the work because someone see she was haveing difficulty and instead of helping the child she done the work. Therefor the child will receive the reward of advanceing a grade yet she did not do the work. So as many in our society she got something for nothing. This leads them to believe if the don't do it no biggie someone will do it they can take the credit. Its an all around bad idea
        • Jul 7 2012: Thank you for your patience and clarification. You may have to work on your spelling a little bit.
          At this point, I suppose it would herhaps be easier for us to work this out if we leave the scenario aside
          yeah, I get your point. What the teacher has done might have sent a wrong signal to the girl, which is not advocated in education. I think the first question for us to sort out is whether the teacher is giving a grade according to what she thought the girl potentially knew, or just to save her from repeating a year.
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        Jul 7 2012: Your welcome not a problem I got lots of time. Yes mam I do but I don't know how much better its going to get damn near 50 and this is good as it been. Well we could leave the scenario or modify it. If she gave the girl a grade assumeing she knew the material then I belive the young should thank her lucky stars. Then the girl is also placed in the debt of the teacher. That of course puts the teacher vunerable to the student again there is a possible bad situation for both.
        Now I would hope the teacher would explain to the youngin that she has been given an oppertunity here to adavance and should take fulll advantage of the gift she was give. As for me personely could not have done what that teacher did would have let the girl repeat the grade and road her ass the next year. This would also givein me chance to maybe find the button that will get her motivated to succeed in life after high school which we know is where life gets tougher.
        Well Regina that's the best answer I have so far thanks for listening.
        • Jul 7 2012: yeah, life gets tougher. Thank you for the reply again.
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      Jul 6 2012: hi, i thought your understanding should be in line with the honest system. Even if they will still recap the record, no one has the right to do for them instead
      • Jul 7 2012: I think honesty is an subjective concept. Maybe for the teacher, letting such a great girl repeat the whole year is another dishonesty in some way - placing her in an inappropriate position.
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          Jul 7 2012: yes, the outcome can be varied due to various angles and perspective. However, a compromise should be made for the sake of mutual-benefits
      • Jul 7 2012: For your question, which one's welfare should be prioritized in order to make a fair decision?

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