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Originally posted by TWILITE22
reply to post by ninjas4321
Sounds like every teen in America needs to attend,for god sake making a teen adhear to rules and regulations,who ever heard of such?
but seriously as long as there is no physical emotional or sexual abuse going on I think it's a great idea.They may actually learn something there.
Originally posted by groingrinder
Why do these types of boarding schools get to do things to kids that parents would be in legal trouble for? Send your kid on a forced march without food and Sheriff Joe will be knocking on your door.
strict set of rules and regulations: you eat what they give you, do what they tell you
Originally posted by isthisreallife
When I was 16, my parents sent me to a military school in North Carolina. I didn't really have a choice in the matter, and I was basically taken from my home against my will. I think I deserved it, however, and it has changed me and my outlook on the world.
Many of things described here are exactly the same at any boarding, preparatory or military school for kids and teens. I was forced to wear a uniform, go to bed at 10, study for 2 hours every night, and then wake up at 6 am for PT and morning classes.
Uniformity and respect were the two most stressed features of the school. Whether you liked it or not, you were going to wear the uniform, go to the classes, eat their food and accept your fate. Although, we were allowed to leave for holidays and such, including two weekends a quarter to see our families.
I don't really see what is so drastic about this situation?
Originally posted by milkyway12
Congratulations. He made it through a boarding school.
Its called "Structured" environment. I am sorry that he couldn't yell back and disrespect an adult caregiver without consequences.
Being locked in a small room , hmm. What exactly is small to him .. a closet - 5 foot by 5 foot or what?edit on 2-3-2012 by milkyway12 because: (no reason given)
1. Q: How quickly can I have my teen enrolled? A: Some families need to work within a tight time from and in most cases this can be accommodated. The minimum is 24 hours.
8. Q: Once I make the decision to enroll my teen, how do I get them to Horizon Academy? A: Your admissions representative will assist you through different options for getting your teen to the school. Each situation is different. Some students will come voluntarily, while others will not. We let you determine what you feel is best for your child.
Originally posted by xXxinfidelxXx
reply to post by ninjas4321
If my parents had ever put me in a place like that, the day that I got back would be the worst day of their lives, that I can guarantee. It still amazes me the level of trust that people put in corporate entities that pretty obviously have no purpose other than to bring in a profit by suckering insecure, weak parents that have no clue what is going on (like my parents) into shelling out large sums of money and placing their child in the hands of untrustworthy strangers. The fact that people still think that these "facilitators" are trustworthy is a true indicator of mainstream idiocy these days.edit on 3/3/2012 by xXxinfidelxXx because: (no reason given)