They are no longer kids, some of them will be teenagers ready to become young adults. As high school students, they are not enjoying their freedom as they will in college. In high school teenagers don’t have that many options as students; they can’t choose their teachers, classes, or time. Having a flexible schedule might be a fantastic idea to have in high school although that’s not the case for them. Somehow, many students get frustrated at the beginning of the school year, since they disagree with the subjects they were given or because they just might not like the instructor designated.
Dropout Age Students around the globe are dropping out of high school because they are disinterested or it is too aggravating for them. Many do not consider the effects of dropping out of any school without some sort of diploma. Instead, they make the choice without any knowledge of the effect it may take on having a successful life, which leads to more than a million dropouts each year. Dropping out of high school before receiving any sort of diploma leads to many negative impacts on the rest of one’s life such as not meeting job requirements or choosing the path of crime and as well as making a low income when it comes to jobs. When it comes to working, having a high school diploma helps with meeting job satisfactions.
A huge amount of teens have made the decision to give up on education. Teenagers suffering from drug addiction, pregnancy, academic failure and financial problems are most likely to drop out. These lead students into believing there is no reason to try any longer. Dropping out of high school is a horrible decision with consequences, but can be prevented. Bad decision making and negative influences causes teens to drop out.
If you fail your big test, you fail the class. If you fail the class, your get stressed out. If you get stressed out, you fail more classes. If you fail more classes, you don’t graduate high school. If you don’t graduate high school, you don’t get into college, and if you don’t get into college it ... ... middle of paper ... ...else’s expectations, but also live up to your own.
One takes to college with them more knowledge on what it takes to be successful and having the idea that the future was right around the corner. I was putting in less effort to make an A on every assignment and test. It makes significant difference just paying attention in class as opposed to talking to friends or playing on a phone. Half way through my junior year I became good friends with a guy named Nick Barrera. Having a mom that is a teacher he had very high standards for himself making all A’s in honors classes.
The worst things about this rule is, if the students do decide to come to school (even if they are at risk of failing that class) their teacher will have to sit down with the consoler, to decide if the student should pass the class of not. In high school, they are many teenagers who are going through teenager problem. They are students who don’t like their teacher for reasons only they can explain. That student may not be friendly toward their teacher, and the teacher don’t like the student because of his/her attitude, and the teacher decides to fail the student. But that student, may have a very good grade in the class, but because they are disrespectful, that teacher decide to fail that student because he/she has three unexcused absences in class.
No wonder how so many student finally attribute their difficulties to something inborn, organic: That part of my brain just doesn 't work"(158). Rose state that student 's in the vocational education program having already lost interest in classes they try so hard to contemplate with, instead they decide to move on and blame their inability to learn for the reason they can 't understand what the teacher is teaching them. "They open their textbook and see once again the familiar and impenetrable formulas and diagrams and terms that have stumped them for years"(157). From the beginning of their high year the student in the vocational educational program were set to fail. The school treated them as experiment by placing them into class room with inexperience teacher or not caring teacher.
Therefore, high school teachers expect their students to turn in assignments on time and be in class. If those expectations are not met, some high school teachers will not accept the assignment or will expect the students to find out what they missed on their own. “The transition from a public high to a top U. can be difficult, stressful, and frustrating. You will have to learn to excel in... ... middle of paper ... ...cement Participation and University Academic Success in the First Semester: Controlling for Selected High School Academic Abilities." Journal of College Admission (Summer2010).
This makes students and parents very angry. Students who have had high passing grades throughout high school do not understand why they cannot pass exit exams. Sometimes the student blames him or herself by thinking that he or she did not learn enough, when in fact there is nothing wrong without heir knowledge. These students do not realize that they lack good test taking skills. Parents are angry that their child was kept from graduating because of a single test, even though the child had all the he credits required.
“Homework is dumb. Homework takes too much time. What’s the point of all of this homework?” This is the thought of many students today whenever it comes to doing homework. Many of them complain that they have jobs that may interfere with homework. Some of them use sports as a reason to get out of doing their homework, but several teachers offer time in class, and early morning tutoring for those students who are struggling or may not have time to do assignments away from school.