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what do you do when your daughter has 1 yr, of high school and wants to drop out? wants g.e.d.........?

and wants to go straight into college in 5 months........ after all i've done for her she chose this!! Her mind is made up she said. She hated school as it was... made ok grades... and now thinks this is the answer!!! I'm so disappointed

Asked By: ragincajun87123 - 8/14/2007
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I have mixed feelings about this one. Though she can probably get her GED without too much trouble (She will have to take the class though) she will be missing a significant year of growing up. My son also hates school and will be a senior this fall. (he is an A - B student but bored) I got him into a work study... More
Answered By: emily day - 8/14/2007
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Well in Texas if a HS student can pass all the required courses, they then teach college courses for college credits and it's their dime. Check out what you state or school dist. has to offer.
Answered By: trblueyess - 8/14/2007
 
Let her try it. Getting a ged and going to college at sixteen is better for some than the festival/carnival or gangs/drugs of our high schools. She could graduate online, do online or correspondence courses, and work at her own pace. May she succeed, and may you be proud!
Answered By: pedro - 8/14/2007
 
g.e.d. are not as looked down upon as they used to be. as and employer, i at least know that my applicant can read and has a well rounded education. mistakes are made by parents who live vicariously through their kids. college is important, but not as important as your daughter knowing that she has a mom who loves... More
Answered By: scottimco - 8/14/2007
 
If she wants to take college classes has she taken the college level classes they offer in high school? If she doesn't have the fortitude to make it through high school how does she think she will make it through college? Tell her you won't allow her to be a quitter. Neither do employers. Why would they want to... More
Answered By: Amy P - 8/14/2007
 
Give a big slap, then explain why is she choosing thsi way ? talk to her. give her little bit of time.
Answered By: batka c - 8/14/2007
 
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