The report cards are real. One is actually up on DovCharney.com. The rest are hanging in a photo display in the factory. Someone probably scanned them and sent them to Jossip. It can't be more likely that someone dusted off a typewriter and made four fake report cards from 1987 than the fact that maybe Dov is a nice person.
We'll reserve judgment on whether it's true that Charney is actually a nice person (or not) — but Holiday is correct that one of the report cards in question, for Ethics, with teacher James P. Dalton-Thompson in the Fall of 1986, is indeed up at the American Apparel founder's personal website.
Barring the prospect that this is a bit of corporate whitewashing — and it does remain awfully convenient that Charney should suddenly be revealed as a "mo-ped" riding, local-newspaper-reporting, obsessively hard-working Canadian boy genius, when his company has had such bad press lately — there is one conclusion that is inescapable:
Day tuition at the Connecticut prep school for the year 2009-10 cost $33,030, not including boarding costs and fees.