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Unformatted text preview: then have to go to school every day and teachers have to try and help him cope while handing an entire class at the same time. Going up my family had very little money because my father got laid off for a while and couldn’t find a job. We weren’t in a terribly bad shape but, I had much less money than my peers as we lived on the outskirts of a fairly rich suburban area and was sometimes ridiculed for my fanatical position. So I defiantly understand how poor kids feel not really fitting in with in school. D’Agnilli 2 Lastly the topic of our youth “going to hell in a bucket” at a staggering rate. The fact that jumped out to me the most was that 18% of high school students say that they have been threatened or injured with a weapon while on school property. That says that we have a very big problem if some students are afraid to go to school. And how can you teach someone who is wondering if the kid next to them has a gun?...
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- Spring '08
- High school students, 18%, Dr. Spearmen