But this delicate balancing act is not without the gravity of falling as most of these students have been failing their subjects due to noncompliance. We even have a specific term for it: SARF or Students At Risk of Failing as if assigning them labels wrangles them out from the trend. And teachers, as paragons of virtue and fairness and second chances, have to go the extra mile, literally and figuratively, to coax these students back to their Google Classrooms.

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