You should see how some 16 year old boys respond to the classroom, especially if they dislike the classroom setting. The boys react in all kinds of negative ways. Just because a kid gets on the yellow bus in the morning, does not mean he is going to "do something useful" with his day.
I am glad to see a 16 year old treated like an adult and given the same opportunities and respect as an adult.
And this does not mean public school can't have value; but it can't be good for everyone until age 18. Some would benefit other choices once they are 15 or 16.
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