Unformatted text preview: Chris Stanton 10/11/06 Assignment 6: Military Recruitment in Public Schools Military recruitment in public high schools is becoming a more controversial subject every day in America, especially with the possibility of the draft being reinstated. President Bush’s 2001 No Child Left Behind Act dealt mainly with education, however still included a section creating new guidelines for military recruitment in high schools. The fact that all schools are now required to give directory information about the students to the military is quite shocking because this part of the bill isn’t publicized, which makes it seem like a violation of privacy. Military recruitment in schools should be allowed just like college and professional recruitment takes place; however, all parents and students should be aware of the military’s access to their personal information. Most arguments that support military recruitment in schools surround the issue of money. The fact that military recruitment for a single recruit has nearly doubled (from $6,500 to $11,600) in recent...
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