A student might have to drop out and get a job to provide for younger siblings or a parent. This would be an understandable reason to not continue college, but is very specific to certain people or families. Another personal case of why an individual would drop out is college is it is just not the right fit for their life. College does teach valuable life skills and provides an advanced education for those who need it, yet some professions do not require a degree. If a student is not getting valuable instruction for what they want to do, it would be the smart thing to back out and peruse an apprenticeship for example.
Some students high school already know what they want to do before they graduate from college. This supports my claim why the dropout age shouldn’t be raised because some students already plan for there future before or at the age of 16. Some students don’t really care for college at all
It will cause students to be more off task than they already are. Students have trouble focusing during the current school hours, so anything extra is asking for distracted students. Also, it will cause students to miss out on outside interests. Many students are interested in clubs and sports outside of school. There are students who have after school jobs as well.
According to the article Dropout Prevention, “Around 6.7 million people between the ages 16 to 24 are neither in school nor working. In addition, children under 18 years of age represent 23 percent of the population, and make up 33 percent of all the people living in poverty.” This is important because when a high schooler drops out they need consider that many jobs won’t accept them because of their lack of education. As people know many actors have dropped out of school to help fulfill their dreams of being an actor. Although they are now famous, more than 50% of actors who tried out for a movie didn 't make the cast because they were dropouts. According to Only Five
But still for poorer families’ school still seems too expensive, therefore children are still forced to stay at home and work. The main reason behind this is that some families go into a cycle of poverty which can last for many generations. Besides for public schools, there are items, such as stationary and books families have to pay money for in order for their children to go to
If a student has to work a full time job and go to school, either one could suffer from the overload of stress or lack of sleep. If that student does suffer from the loss from school, his grades would suffer and if he any type of grant or scholarship that student would possibly be put on probation. If his or her
In recent years, while Baltimore city schools have dramatically reduced suspensions, the dropout rate has been cut almost in half. One might say that it is a students choice to drop out or not, but many students dropout of school due to peer pressure and some students may feel like they are not good enough just because they can not catch up to the academic level of their peers because they were absent due to their suspension or suspensions. Therefore students who are suspended have a harder time catching up to their academic level and often dropout for this
In the future, the action of quitting school would soon end up in regret and the former student won't be knowledgable and wouldn't know what to do for their future. In conclusion, this would lead to the downfall of the student's life just because of the 'greed' for
Another reason why year round school can affect families is if one kid goes to a different school that has year round school and the other goes to a normal school. Parents who have more than one kid might have them going to different schools on different schedules (Kelly). In other words, having 2 kids at different school may affect them seeing each other less than if there schools where the same. Although there are many more small breaks they could affect families. When kids have year round school there is going to be many more breaks, but those breaks could be when parents do not have breaks off for work (McCleary).