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20 teachers share stories of students who tried to bribe or hit on them for a better grade.

20 teachers share stories of students who tried to bribe or hit on them for a better grade.

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A student who is feeling desperate on a deadline is likely to turn to any method that may help them get that good grade. Sometimes, this involves cheating - hiring another student to do their work, buying performance-enhancing drugs to pull an all-nighter, or even lying about life circumstances in order to extend a deadline.

Other times, students may attempt to hit on or bribe a teacher into giving them a higher grade. Since this is obviously unethical on multiple levels (power dynamics, legality depending on ages, and integrity as an educator), it's up to the teacher to set a firm boundary and let a student know these offers aren't an option.

Teachers and school employees alike jumped on a popular Reddit thread to share stories of students attempting to bribe or hit on them for better grades.

1. From frygod:

No, but I did have a student say that if I didn't improve her grade she'd tell someone I'd made a pass at her and the bad grade was retaliation for rejecting it.

I had to remind her that:

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