Mary Sherry's Essay 'In Praise Of The F Word'

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Have you ever felt like there was no point in school only because you were easily given passing grades? How can graduates prepare for the hard work in college if they didn 't attain any knowledge throughout high school? Many students may not think about these questions. They probably don’t realize that they could 've been passing classes each year, but they haven 't gained any information. I agree that teachers should start to present accurate grades to help students understand their true academic abilities. Instead, they give students false grades to pass their classes. In the essay “In Praise of the F Word," Mary Sherry argues that teaching students to have a healthy fear of failure would help them do better in school. Sherry notices that
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