But even those who are, still have an astonishingly low chance at making the professional leagues. If they have failing grades as well, the colleges are sending their students into the world without a real chance at becoming professional athletes, and without an actual education. In the end, they will be left unprepared for life. My first reason I believe athletes with bad grades shouldn’t play sports
Sparta’s weaknesses outweigh their strengths because they are educated under a harsh, rigorous discipline, the boys are ripped away from their families without a choice, and because only practical reading and writing were taught; all other education was banned. The boys who were training to become warriors, were held under a completely harsh discipline. They were forced to go without shoes to harden their feet which would cause serious pain and suffering as they had to climb across rocks, mountains, etc. Document B states, “...Lycurgus required them to harden their feet by going without shoes.” This rule caused a lot of pain for little culmination. The boys in training were also only given a moderate amount of food to train them for when there was no food around.
The coach yells at the child’s bad play and also criticize, just like the parents, but worse. The coach may leave the child out from playing so that their team can win without someone that would prevent them from winning. (O'Sullivan).This will make the child sad and feel unworthy. It will destroy their
“The other Rose apparently didn't do very well, for I was placed in the vocational track, a euphemism for the bottom level.”. Rose and his family were unware of the scores being switched, and they didn’t realize what this meant for Rose and his future. The school should have taken action on this problem by switching the scores back and placing the two children in the programs they tested into originally. This connects to Rose’s main idea by showing that the children were overlooked, and that the school was not prepared for this situation to
In 2013, Christopher Bell took the time to produce a documentary, Trophy Kids, in which he observed the lives of several teens whose parents pushed them into doing sports that they may or may not even wanted to participate in. More than 7.6 million American high schoolers a year participate in afterschool sports, many of them having parents who encourage them to continue for the sole purpose of receiving a scholarship in the future. Pushing young students to excel past their athletic limits risks their physical health, mental health, and emotional health as well as their relationships with human interaction due to elevated stress that results from the pressure. The documentary showcases four instances of parents who push their children
Moreover, they risk learning nothing at all since at public school they mostly “play, take recess, play again, then have lunch” (Boo 85). This is not surprising given the fact that the teachers, such as Asha, often ignore their responsibilities and do not go to school (Boo 33). Similarly, educational policies of non-governmental agencies do not always benefit students in need. Oftentimes an institution receives money, starts working, and begins teaching children. However, as soon as the photos are taken and necessary inspections are passed both funds and a person responsible for them disappear (Boo 171).
If parents knew what was happening in the gym there would be no gym, if schools realized the zero percent positive effect it had on the students there would be no gym, if children told what happened in and protested gym there would be no gym. Parents and schools need to realize what is actually happening in the gym and why it needs to be cut or changed. The paragraphs below are here to explain that. As shown above, gym should not remain a mandatory subject in schools because gym time does not keep children active, gym time can be better spent on core classes, and gym time hurts children physically and mentally. To begin with, gym time does not keep children active.
Lastly the parents have no control over their kids. For example the text says “You know how difficult Peter is about that (shutting the nursery) when I punished him a month ago by locking it for even a few hours the tantrum he threw!” This shows that the parents have no limits for their kids and their kids barely get punnished. Another example is from the text “Kids and Tech” “ Their brains (kids brains) get used too much… stimulation and in absence of these… they get anxious, restless, bored, and aggressive. In relation to this in the text The Veldt it says when the parents turn off the nursery the kids get aggressive and worry. This means that the parents can 't say no to things their kids want because their kids will throw tantrums because they are not punished well.
They don’t have an idea of what a college student do. They don’t even know the steps to achieve success (“Why Do Students Fail? Faculty 's Perspective”, 2014). Lot of teenagers is simply not ready for the exhaustive schedule of higher level program. That is why many students take a break after a semester (Dasko, M., 2008), • Lack of Effort Effort is one of the reasons why students fail to succeed.
It is a normal day in fourth grade. I am continuously stumping my classmates academically; however, students also make fun of my accent and unbreakable pattern of defeat in my Physical Education, P.E class. I have come to accept my lack of athleticism, and am giving up on my dream to become an athlete. Yet deep down inside, it still matters to me that no one wants me on their team. I disguise my dreadful athleticism from my classmates by acting careless and uninterested in the game.