Mr.Harman Essay

1579 Words Mar 6th, 2015 7 Pages
School Polices: It is affective for children to have after-school activities or parents active in their school lives. Children should stay in school and graduate high school with a diploma for many reasons. Studies show that children who do not receive a high school degree or diploma are more likely to use drugs, work at a fast food restaurant, and struggle for money more than half their life. Whereas children that do receive a high school degree are more likely to have a higher paying income with brighter futures and tend to not struggle with finances near as much if any struggles at all. New and stronger polices are needed to keep children in school. Attending school should be required. Many students do not realize that even middle …show more content…
Bulanda mentions that “Findings were that: (1) participation and retention of youth in SUHO were considerably higher than national averages; (2) youth reported that SUHO made it possible for them to have better relationships as friends, romantic partners, and in academic settings, and they looked forward to being better parents, (3) youth developed positive peer relationships despite a context of mistrust and gang violence, (4) youth actively sought out relationships with caring adults and identified what was most meaningful in those relationships, and (5) youth deeply valued the opportunity to develop their ability to care for others” (95+). Teachers took a survey and it show they would love to stay after and help if and only if they got paid for it (Bloom 89+). Bloom mentions that “Some programs, especially those offered paid work opportunities, generated significant increases in employment or earnings in the short term, but none of the studies that followed participants for more than a couple of years found lasting improvements in economic outcomes” (89+). Many teachers have problems keeping a child’s attention so they ask yearly how to keep a child’s attention so they child will never consider dropping out of high school or any school (Petty, Fitchett, and O’Conner 67+). Often teachers are asked what can parents do to help their child from failing or falling behind. The answer is the same for every child. Simply do the homework

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