Teenagers Should Be Allowed In High School

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As Louie Anderson once said, “I felt ashamed for what I had done. I don’t have any excuses. I did what I did. I take full responsibility for myself and my actions. I wouldn’t pawn this off on anybody. I’m sorry it happened. And I hurt people.” He meant that people should take responsibility for their actions, not just put it off on someone else. But, not a lot of teenagers do this, and their parents aren’t there to tell them that’s wrong. Some argue that parent involvement is overrated and teenagers can be responsible, stay safe, and make the right decisions. But others argue that parent involvement is needed because teenagers are not responsible enough to make all the right decisions. Many teenagers aren’t safe because their parents are not involved in what they are doing. Parents should be completely involved in their teenager’s life because teenagers need safety and need help making the right decisions.
Parents should be involved in their
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For one thing, in The New York Times article, “For Teenagers, the Car Is the Danger Zone”, it states that, “Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 16- to 20-year-olds, with about 5,500 teenage drivers or passengers dying each year” (The New York Times). Teenagers who are not monitored by parents when driving can be seriously injured or even killed if they get in an accident. Many teenagers make bad decisions of driving with distractions, or driving when they are under drugs, if their parents are not there to monitor them. Also, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, a medical foundation also concerning parent involvement, states, “There are still online impersonators and ‘fakers,’ despite heightened security measures. That one 15 year old Facebook user may actually be a grown 50-year-old adult pretending to be a teen for inappropriate reasons”