:: Thursday, January 29, 2004 ::
My Father Stands Vindicated
His position was, and is, that all high school students, no matter where they are, are scum.
People who flee urban schools in pursuit of more wholesome settings may be surprised by this report card: Suburban students engage in just as much sex, drugs and fighting as city kids do.
"The desks may be newer, the paint may be fresher and the faces may be whiter, but the students are just as likely to have sex, use controlled substances and break the law," says the report released Wednesday by The Manhattan Institute, a New York-based conservative think tank.
I went to a private high school, and even there alcohol use and premarital sex were rampant. Teens are teens and teens are scum. That's all there is to it.
:: The Squire 2:33 PM :: email this post :: ::