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My problem with the School System
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My problem with the School System

Lets start with a story that I need to vent out to start this:

I'm a junior in High School and I'm 17.

Ok So I'm in study hall today, and my friend Kyle, who I have no classes with, is in a different study hall across from mine. We are best friends despite rarely seeing each other in school. Me and him need to fill out a sheet to be able to park on the school parking lot next year, so I want to go to his study hall.

So after I sign into study hall today I walk out of mine towards his. My study hall teacher asks me where I'm going and tells me that I'm "grounded" and can't leave the study hall today. I probably should've just asked her to go to his study hall, but I still don't see why she can control me like this.

She said I was grounded like she is my mom, except my mom is dead and I am an orphan. Another reason I'm pissed at the world.

Now here is where I got really pissed. This 40 year old woman that knows nothing about my life, can control where I am for 40 minutes of a day. And if I disobey her, I will receive a Saturday detention for 3 hours.

TLDR: Why can people (teachers) that know nothing about a student control their life? Why do they have that power?

06-07-2014 05:55 AM
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My problem with the School System - Batman - 06-07-2014 05:55 AM
My problem with the School System - Ky - 06-07-2014, 07:30 AM
My problem with the School System - Evan92 - 06-07-2014, 12:17 PM

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