English translation: failed for lack of attendance
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Portuguese to English translations [PRO] / Education, Transcripts
Portuguese term or phrase:reprovado por falta
This a grade on a university transcript. In America, we have a grade "I" (incomplete), which is a special grade students can use when they have a good excuse for being unable to attend. They promise to finish their work within a given time period. If they finish it, they eventually receive a normal grade. If they don't, they the "I" turns into an "F" (fail). Do you have that in Brazil? To me, it looks like they're just failing this student because he only attended 47% of the lectures. Do they take attendance (roll call) in Brazilian universities? Can you fail just because you don't go to class? Finally, does anybody know a good way to translate "reprovado por falta"?
... receive passing report card grades. Students may be failed for lack
of attendance under Education Code 49067. Memorandum #S-333 from ...
Policy on Makeups
... later in the semester. If you miss more than 15% of classes in the
semester, you may be failed for lack of attendance. If you miss ... www.coastal.edu/wcb/schools/SC/mth/ jfeuer/13/files/makeupS02.htm
Thanks to everybody for all the help. I don't mean to be pedantic, but "due to" should only be used as a synonym of "attributable to", not "because of". For example, it's correct to say "his failure was due to (attributable to) his absence", but it's technically incorrect to say "he failed "due to" (because of) his absence. A lot of native speakers make that mistake, too. 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
Explanation: Yes, in Brazil you must have a 75% attendance record per class. Each class (subject) has a number of hours required, and if you have a below 75% attendance, you fail the subject. If you failed based on attendance, the school would be allowed to discuss the matter to pass the student by "conselho de classe" (teachers decisions)
Annette Dam Local time: 19:15 Native speaker of: Portuguese PRO pts in pair: 48