Are youth held more accountable?
By Kelli Carlin-Auger
May 13, 2007
While watching the Ketchikan school board meeting on TV Wednesday
night, I couldn't help but wonder.... what if it had been one
of our students, say for example, the Kayhi Student Body President
who represents students while sitting on the school board who
had flipped off one of our teachers while they spoke at the podium?
Oh my gosh, could you even imagine the outrage that would have
occurred? I am certain that he/she would of been punished big
time. I bet they would never be allowed to attend another school
It seems to me that we hold
our youth more accountable for their actions than we do adults
and I just don't get that.
Received May 10, 2007 - Published May 13, 2007
About: "Born and raised
in Ketchikan. Mother of 4 Ketchikan youth, the oldest currently
serving in Iraq."
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