Teacher Loses Students' Papers, Fails Half Of Class, Enjoys Early Retirement

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    Text - r/ProRevenge u/[deleted] • 273d + JOIN Want to fail the half the class because you lost our papers? Enjoy early retirement! So this happened during senior year in high school 4 years ago. I had an english teacher named Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Smith, or how she liked to refer to herself, Dr. Smith (she didn't have a doctorates), was a mean old bat that hated anything and everything. She was ugly inside and out.
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    Text - To give a mental image of what she looks like, her face sagged so much it looked like she had a perpetual stroke. She had about 2 feet in between her eyebrows and her eyes. Imagine Ursula and Cruella DeVille had a child and then that child had a baby with the Devil. You get Mrs. Smith. None of the other english teachers liked her. There was nothing that they nor the administration could do due to her tenure. That is, until I became her student.
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    Text - Her teaching style included, but was not limited to, yelling at students, putting them down with petty insults, having us read to ourselves in the middle of class, kicking out students that were dozing off then later fall asleep at her desk, not letting female students go to the restroom for very obvious reasons, and the occasional losing students work then accuse the students of not turning their work in. This last part is what crossed the line for me.
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    Text - You see, I wasn't a grade A student and I sucked at english, so I always played my cards right and made friends with everyone. Students and teachers included. So when I struggled and couldn't do something on my own, I let my charm save me and cash out on my months of beings nice to everyone. However, no one could be friends with Mrs. Smith. I tried being polite. I was met with rudeness. I tried asking her how her morning was. I was met with silence and dead stares. I tried asking how I co
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    Text - So half way through the semester, we're working on a big research paper. However, the day after the due date, Mrs. Smith had to go up to Ilinois for some family issues for 2 weeks. Mind you, we turned in our papers both in hand and on for plagiarism checking. No biggie. We won't get our grades back for a while but at least we won't have to deal with her bullshit. Or so we thought.
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    Text - A few days after she gets back, only about half of the students got their papers back. The other half (including myself) were sitting there staring and waiting, thinking that she was going to go back to her desk and pull out the remaining papers to return to her students. But nope, she told us to take out our text books and start reading Beowulf. Some students, including myself, that didn't receive their papers tried to interject and inquire about our papers, and she snapped back with "Yo
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    Text - At the end of the grading period (2nd six weeks), our report cards show a big fat F for english. Everyone is livid. And the worst part is if you get anything below a C, you were to be moved to lower level english at the end of the semester. Between the O from the paper that carried almost half of our grade and only a few weeks remaining in the semester, almost half of the class was doomed to fail out. Now, most of the students were happy with having to leave her class. There was not much
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    Text - From the second week on, I started recording audio on my phone every day from the moment I walked in to the class to the moment I left. Every. Day. I caught every single one of her personal attacks of students on tape. When she fell asleep, I pulled out my phone and recorded her. My pleas for help to improve and her refusal to help weren't left out either. Every day, I would go home, cut the audio to keep the good parts. And every day, my collection of dirt on her grew. And remember how I
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    Text - When she decided to fail me for her mistake, she unleashed hell on herself. I went straight to the administration and scheduled a parent-teacher- admin conference. A week later, my parents, the principal, the school counselor, the head of the english department, and Mrs. Smith were all present.
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    Text - I started with how she had lost half of the class's work and most of us failed because of it. She denied it and again accused us of turning out our work in late as well as cheating and a bunch of other bullshit and lies. I remained calmed and just pulled out a folder that contained all of the screenshots from my backpack and handed it to the principal who then passed it to the head of the english department who then asked Mrs. Smith to explain it. She instantly turned red in the face and
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    Text - I sat outside of the conference room savoring the muffled yelling through the walls. I'm pretty sure I heard my dad utter the words "filthy cunt" but I don't want to point fingers. The parent-teacher conference was on a friday. I walked into class the following monday to see an empty desk and a substitute teacher we all recognized and loved.
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    Text - 10/10, would document everything again. TL;DR: Old witch of a teacher insulted and put down students. I recorded nearly every insult. She then loses half of our papers and then accuses students of never turning in their work. I get screenshots of everyone's receipts. I show the audio recording and screenshots to the principal in a parent-teacher conference. The old witch was fired. Feels good man.
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