... comes a NEW student exam excuse..
I've been teaching for kind of a long time (7 years at BNCC alone) -- every year I have 400-500 students..
I've never had one tell me that she couldn't make the exam because, an hour before the exam, her mother got hauled off to jail, so she had to arrange bail money.
Yep -- her mom went to jail.
I don't know what for -- and I don't want to ask.
I believe her -- she's friends with my tutor, and apparently called the tutor from the car on the way to the jail...