Dropping out of School

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Dropping Out of School

Dropping out of school is something that will affect you for the rest of your life. Education is priceless. Students in high school should realize how important those four years of their life will be. Dropping out of school might seem like a smart idea to a person at the time but in the long run will affect their future. Yet many still drop out for reasons such as drugs, financial needs, and the home environment.

For example, some students just drop out because they think that they cannot handle school. They think that school is just not right for them. They are lazy kids who cannot handle the responsibility of school. To them it seems the work they receive is too much to handle, when in reality it is nothing if you just prepare and study for it. School could be a piece of cake if they would actually try hard enough.

Some of these dropouts cannot handle all this because they become involved with drugs and drinking, Or just other stupidities that they get into. The drugs consume them and they cannot handle anything else. They have no more time for school and all they could think of is their drugs. I assume that they drop to get job" STYLE="text-decoration: none; border-bottom: medium solid green;" HREF="http://search.targetwords.com/u.search?x=5977%7C1%7C%7C%7C%7Cjob%7CAA1VDw">jobs to pay for their drugs or just not to have to go through the hassle of skipping so much and having to go to court for all the times they skip.

One other explanation for why people drop out of school is because they might want to start helping their family. Their families might be having financial problems causing them to quit school and just start working full time. They might think that the family losing money...