Comment: Actually, the requirement is

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Actually, the requirement is

no more evil than any other requirement for graduation in our "public" schools. The evil comes from government involvement in education. The action of trying to mold our children into "good" citizens will always be corrupted into trying to mold our children into subservient citizens.

A requirement like this would make more sense in a voluntary (private) school. At least then you have a choice of what school to attend.