Overstepping School Boundaries

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Are Schools Overstepping Their Boundaries?
Would schools be overstepping their boundaries by requiring community service hours? While parents and civic leaders feel that volunteering strengthens bonds between school and the community, high schools should not require community service hours for graduation because it will interfere with more important priorities that students have, students are busy and stressed enough with school and jobs, and schools should not interfere with students involvement in the community.
First of all, students have priorities such as jobs and after school activities. 1 in 4 high school students have jobs, which interferes with most of their time. 6 out of 10 high schoolers are involved in extracurricular activities.
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