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Why Teens Drop Out of High School?
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Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

Discuss here why teens drop out of high school before graduating.??
05-12-2012 09:46 PM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

Seriously?
1) Most people go to school because they are forced by law. Most people are afraid of the law because they don't know much about it. Thus fear-mongering. The law says you can drop out of high school at an age when you are still in high school. So the first opportunity people can drop out legally, they will.
2) You're basically learning things by force, and not because you're sincerely interested in what you're learning. Therefore, being in high school is a waste of time.
3) If you're forced to do something that you don't want to do all day long, why would you want to continue it unless there is some sort of fear mongering?
4) Teachers and those in power of authority do not care about the beliefs of what they deem "radical" students. They just exclude them or send them to some mental institution or psychologist to "fix" them not taking into account that they themselves may be wrong.
5) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argument_from_authority Some people don't want to put up with that crap.
6) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argumentum_ad_populum Some people don't want to put up with that crap either.
7) Some people are aware of forced conformity and want to get away from it.
8) They have other contacts that can get them elsewhere without falling down.

And much more. Usually l don't wan to post ideas because l know someone else is going to take credit for it, but this concerns me a lot, and it is important that people understand that school =/= education. School is NOT education. And public schooling is not public schooling, it's governmental schooling.

People are brainwashed into thinking school is the only way to learn stuff when really, most people learnt when they were young, with a little help or very little help (auto-didact).

Society is fucked because it cares more about the piece of paper that assesses the person rather than the actual person itself. Judging people by pieces of paper, may it be a "license to do anything" or a "degree to carry out certain tasks", is paranoid, costly, a waste of time, and the wrong way to go around things.
05-12-2012 10:53 PM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

A senior at my school dropped out a month ago. She had like 6 weeks to go before she was completely done with school, and she didn't have any reason to drop out besides "school is too hard"
I understand people dropping out for legit reasons, but complaining that school is too hard and dropping out SIX WEEKS before you're done for good is the most retarded fucking thing ever IMO. Just finish the short 6 weeks up instead of dropping out
05-13-2012 03:08 AM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

Do you not know the answer?

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05-13-2012 03:09 AM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

Because fuck you

No, this is Patrick.
05-13-2012 03:11 AM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

-Baby
-They are stupid
-Baby and they are stupid
05-13-2012 03:42 AM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

School is pointless.
05-13-2012 03:43 AM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

Just wondering Scotteade, why are you asking? The main reason would be that school is pointless even from a purely practical standpoint and horrendous from many others (such as keeping your sanity), but that's sort of a consensus around these forums, surprisingly. So again, why are you asking?
05-13-2012 05:57 AM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

I just asked a simple question what you have all answered I read it... I just came here to ask this, Coz I noticed and read a lot about this... That's is why. anyway thanks especially Ami.
05-15-2012 06:43 PM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

I dropped out because it was getting in the way of my education.
05-16-2012 07:32 AM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

Because school is fucking retarded, and 99% of the students and 100% of the teachers are worthless pieces of shit who deserve to die in a pit of fire.

Thats why.
05-19-2012 02:41 AM
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RE: Why Teens Drop Out of High School?

Generalizations, man, generalizations. Most of the kids are ok, they've just been taught to think a certain way, like dogs. Many of them have broken free from the restraints of the dogmatic principles that school teaches everyone from a young age, but are afraid to rise up because of potential consequences.

If you're reading this, I killed myself.
05-19-2012 05:16 AM
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