Schools are always adding new and interesting courses, but for many, like the college bound student, there just isn't the time. Though an arts and crafts class might sound like fun, something like AP Music Theory would probably look better on a transcript. Since there is no time to take both the student will probably take the harder class even if it is just to keep up appearances. Fifteen years old seems to early to start making "career" choices over things that wold be fun. But it happens and it causes stress.
Even though a gap year might cause student to waste time, however students should have a gap year after their grade 12 graduation because of to learn about the world and save money. Wasting time might be the biggest problem of students having a gap year. For example, a rebellious person can only play all day when there’s no one to stop him. A gap year really depends on if people are able to control themselves. Also, if a student does not take a gap year, he/she will be able to attend college or universities earlier and graduate in order to involve themselves into society.
After trying to get all of our homework done, we would not have time to just hang around. This would result in more stressed out students. Who wants that? Our family time would also decrease if we stayed at school longer. We wouldn’t be able to do those things that families do together like, watching television shows, eating dinner, and playing games.
When students attend colleges immediately, they are kept away from the world of crime that many youth tend to get into due to being without a job. During this time, it is normally difficult for the students to get jobs because they are not qualified enough. They end up having a lot of free time which they waste by either getting into crime or joining bad company which results to drug addiction and premature sexual
However, many believe two years is waste time. Students lose many chances to find part-time jobs and find out what the real world. First, money is the most important thing that students consider when considering living options. Dorm rates at Pepperdine range from $5440 to $6825 per semester, but only $5200 to $7200 when living off campus. Living off campus can also provide more comfort and freedom.
This puts many students at a huge risk that could possibly deter them from where they want to go. An author that writes about controversial topics states, “Pressure placed on students to score well on a test plays a big role in determining the academic future for so many highschoolers” (Khaderoo). With cheating allowed, more students will feel at ease and be able ascertain their goals. Sometimes, it is not always the students fault for getting bad grades, it could potentially be the teachers. There are people out there in the world with the title “teacher” but can’t actually teach.
Learn to fail, by Angel Perez, states that “Kids all around the world are under pressure to be perfect.” Making it a lower standard of students wanting to go to college. Lawrence states that,” Plenty who struck it out for a year, changing majors, dropping classes, and dropping with a debt but no degree.” He believes that there is no point of going to college, if you never intended to go from the beginning. In another article, Hidden Intellectualism, by Gerald Graff says that you can survive the real world just by having “street smarts” in a manner. Lawrence asked a store manager if he would hire someone right out of high school. The manager said yes but as long as they have good interpersonal skills.
First of all, many students have after school jobs that they have to maintain. Some families rely on their kids to provide either for themselves or for their families. An extra two hours of school might not allow kids the ability to juggle school and work at the same time. Also if the school day is two hours longer, students that work will not have enough time to maintain a social life or even be able to keep their jobs. Extending the school day may do more harm than good.
Having a curfew for school students could be a good idea. But the real question is; should that be up to the community or should it stay the parent’s responsibility of enforcing one? It is the job of a parent to enforce a curfew if they believe in having one is necessary. The parent also would be able to give privileges to the student when he/she needs to be back, if they have work, school events or working on a project at a friend’s house. But the community would be able to enforce the curfew more thoroughly if the student does not have good parental figures in their life.
They think that when a child can earn money, he will satisfy with his knowledge at that time and doesn’t want to return to school with the thinking that school is so boring and uneconomical. This may be the biggest trouble for parents. Moreover, people claim that leaving children away from home can let them in jeopardy such as kidnaps or traffic accidents. Therefore, many parents do not allow their children to go to work although they are free on the school holiday. On the other hand, many people concur that working during school holiday helps that children get more experiences in communication and have responsibilities for the money they earn and use.