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Ontario student, 50, charged with threatening to kill teacher over failing grade

High-school students are shocked to discover how much their marks drop.

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Police say a 50-year-old post-secondary student has been charged with making death threats against his teacher at an Oshawa, Ont., campus, according to CKPT.

Investigators say a male student met with his teacher at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology/Durham College campus in north Oshawa on March 18 with concerns about his grades.

They say a heated argument followed and that the student threatened to kill the teacher and the teacher's family if he did not bump him up to a passing grade.

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Police say an Oshawa man faces four counts of threatening death.

His identity is not being released.

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