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Old 12-31-2011, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Asheville NC
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In an earlier thread--someone was lamenting the fact that education was "mandatory." What do you think?? would it be better for kids for the age to be higher or lower?? Should there be no such law whatsoever??
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Asheville NC
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Default maybe this is in the wrong forum

But it is of major importance to parents.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:40 PM
 
Location: North America
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it should be mandatory yes.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:42 PM
 
Location: United State of Texas
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It would be nice if people would actually take advantage of the "free" education being offered. They might not end up poor and hating the rich if they would put a little effort into becoming literate and motivated individuals...

OH

Wait.

I'm dreaming.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Wherever life takes me.
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In an earlier thread--someone was lamenting the fact that education was "mandatory." What do you think?? would it be better for kids for the age to be higher or lower?? Should there be no such law whatsoever??
I don't think you should be able to drop out of high school at all, I think you would have to at least get your diploma.
Or it should be mandatory until you are 18. THEN you can decided if you want to drop out but hopefully by 18 you'll be done with school.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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I believe that government should keep their hands out of a lot of things, and one of those is education (in some terms). I don't think that any child should be mandated to go to school. Education shouldn't be freely given to anyone, that's why there's a huge college bubble right now.

If someone wants an education, they should be able to work and provide it for themselves. Just like if you spoil your child, he or she won't go too far because they'll be use to having things given to them.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:50 PM
 
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I believe that government should keep their hands out of a lot of things, and one of those is education (in some terms). I don't think that any child should be mandated to go to school. Education shouldn't be freely given to anyone, that's why there's a huge college bubble right now.

If someone wants an education, they should be able to work and provide it for themselves. Just like if you spoil your child, he or she won't go too far because they'll be use to having things given to them.
Oh little susie you're 5 years old but get your ass to work so you can afford kindergarten!!!

Mhmm.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:55 PM
 
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Oh little susie you're 5 years old but get your ass to work so you can afford kindergarten!!!

Mhmm.

~rolls on the floor~
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:55 PM
 
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I believe that government should keep their hands out of a lot of things, and one of those is education (in some terms). I don't think that any child should be mandated to go to school. Education shouldn't be freely given to anyone, that's why there's a huge college bubble right now.

If someone wants an education, they should be able to work and provide it for themselves. Just like if you spoil your child, he or she won't go too far because they'll be use to having things given to them.
I'm sorry but what soviet hole did you crawl out of?

College is not free. And children SHOULD be educated.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:57 PM
 
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Those crayons sure are costly but hey I should make her work for them after all education shouldn't be free. I think for her first christmas, she'll get a My Little Sweatshop so she knows what she's in for until she can get a real job at 15.
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