Jeezus fuckin' Christ, man...what the fuck? You have requirements for making the grade, if you don't accomplish those requiremants, then you don't pass the grade. period. Not here, though, I guess. Stupid fuckin' idiots....they don't want kids feeling "discouraged". And, of course, the 'real world' is gonna baby them just like this when they get out into the work force...</sarcasm>
Please, someone, somewhere, get a freakin' brain cell.