reply to post by jude11
Ok, point taken and I suppose that is more than a valid argument. However, having just recently graduated from a high school in a public district I am
aware of many other things that goes on in public education.
For example, why should I be practically forced to go to a graduation ceremony with a 4.0 GPA when I must sit next to kids who barely showed up, sold
drugs, got into gang fights blocks away from the school, and still managed to pass high school with all in all disrespect for people and disregard for
To me that seems like a pointless ceremony if you ask me, and to say that graduating means anything would, in my opinion, be a fallacy. It was a joke
and the school did very little to help me. So, would adding one actually rather moral "oath" into the mix... tell me how that makes things any
As someone who lived in a failing school system, what I wished for everyday was for a tad bit more respect for logic. Asjing to abide by the only
governmental document I believe in would have been nearly the only pleasure I would have had in high school.
Plus, if that is so bad then perhaps we should stop saying the pledge of allegiance in school as well (which to e honest I actually am all for
Yes, to make it mandatory to graduate is a little... messed up and I agree. Do you think it was so severely enforced?