Top Ten Reasons Why Kids Should Get Paid to Go to SchoolBlueTopazIceVanilla This is almost every kids' dream. This list is just a joke, but I made some reasons true and some reasons weird or fake. Enjoy! :)
The Top Ten
It's true. Without students, the teachers will get no jobs meaning no principal, meaning no school. The students are 75% running the school and keeping it live while the teachers and principal are 25%. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Without us, the teachers would be unemployed! - PetSounds
No students means no school. Teachers are employed because of students. Teachers can't teach without students. - madoog
Kids should get paid to go to school if we don't go to school then a lot of people will have no reason to work at schools and that means that we could be able to control a school we're the foundation of the school without us then then the house is broken and if the house is broken then you can't live in it if you can't live in it then you can't use it if we don't use it then we will die in the heat/cold.V 67 Comments
To some people, school might not feel like a job. A kid doing their math homework isn't helping our society, right? But think about it; kids are the future generation. Their job is to be smart, so that future generations to come are smart and we have a functioning society with educated citizens. Don't you want us to have a bright future? Isn't that a job? Not to mention since many teenagers have depression, doing anything feels like a lot of effort. Being paid to find the energy to learn when your mental illness has made it so you don't have the energy to do anything is amazingly difficult, and kids should be rewarded for that. Teenagers totally should be paid for their "high school career".
We always work on stuff but never get paid. Totally unfair. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
So technically, school is both required by law and illegal. The only fix is: Get rid of it, or pay the students. - Kaboom
Please someone here make a petition about this on change.org or somethingV 18 Comments
My school requires Sharpies and highlighters every year, and we never use them. It sucks because my parents paid for them, and wasted their money on crap I never have to use. Absolute bullcrap.
My parents wasted their money buying markers the class would never use. They also bought sticky notes we never use for anything educational. The only things we do on them is what we draw when we're bored. The trees were wasted. Their money was wasted. School is a ripoff. - CinderpeltandCinderheart
It's true this time. Some kids have stuff like window cleaner and trash bags on their lists, stuff that the school, district, and superintendant should buy. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Teachers should be the ones getting paid moreV 3 Comments
There are lots of teachers. One tells you this, one tells you that. They have a different rulesets. But the most important thing is the bosses giving you money after you work. So that would mean middle + high school students would get almost $7,000 and pre-k plus grades kindergarten through 5 will get about $5,500. Add that to gifted classes and special needs. That's a lot of money we're missing. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Since the government has more money and the teachers get paid (they hardly do any thing) we should get paid for doing it 75% of the work and we take papers home for home work 25% so 75% + 25% =100% of the work.
Instead of spending all that money on bullet trains we can't even ride until we're 18, or on banks with insulting customer service, they can use it to pay us the hard-working students. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Instead of using it to build some stupid wall nobody even wants, what about paying us, Donald Dump? - CinderpeltandCinderheart
That's the point (to the guy who said trump after an other guy said Donald dump)V 14 Comments
If you got paid, then everyone would actually enjoy it. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Well it sucks because we don't have a choice, and the teachers get paid and they can take a day off if they want but the only way we get a day off is if we are sick, and we can't quit school like they can quit their jobs
Not really. Everyone is already going to school because they don't have a choice. They don't need to pay the students because everyone has already attended school, and it wouldn't bring any more students.
YES! MONEYY!V 16 Comments
They don't realize how hard it is and how much it affects our future. I can keep up since I'm a straight A student, but most of the students are having problems at home, being bullied etc. Not everyone has time to study. the least they could do is give us some money or something.
Sometimes school is just hard, and a pay day would really make us students happy. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
And whats the point of paying students just because school gets harder."
Look,school is harder, and you have to stay up late just to complete harder and more assignments.
And the harder it gets, the more you can put your energy into studying instead of complaining."
Do you even understand?
The harder it gets the more money you getV 10 Comments
School is a full time job. Kids go to school and work hard for the same amount of time most adults do. I do have a point!
It is cause we go to school for about 7-8 hours and so do adults even if it's at night
It would teach us what it is like to have a real job and get paid
In a job, you get paid for working hard and it requires you to attend everyday, being at school is completely the sameV 14 Comments
Where their money is going, their heads, eyes, ears, and nose are going. If they notice bad stuff, they will immediately stop it. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Let's all blame the government, guys, instead of thinking about our own poor work ethics! Yeah, that's a good idea! Let's make it into a list!
Yeah especially since college is crazy expensive to go to now. Me as a nearly 19 year old is currently going to a community college which is way cheaper than a traditional college. However even if I wanted to go to a university I don't think I could afford it. And they have gotten stricter about student loans in some states even to the point where they won't give you a job if you miss one student loan. I think it's a better idea to make college free, and government paid personally, but since this country is so focussed on holding on to it's old ways, I don't think that's going to happen. However this idea might help for the mean time. I don't know which one is less likely to happen honestly, though. - RogerWatersfan1999
Yeah, we can actually get money from school grades then use that to get BETTER grades in collage and things like that
Right. You seem like you do need to go to school if you don't even know how to spell "college". - RidiculousName
A fair point actually.
Ow, Hi thereV 8 Comments
You have a point
And mothers. - CinderpeltandCinderheart
Thanks bitchV 1 Comment
That is true
OK. that's it.Who is/are this/these visitor(s) ruining the list? Whoever you are show yourself, and go away.
Or just hire someone to do all the work for them.
MY PRECIOUS 30 DOLLARSV 4 Comments
No I am not exited
YAY - schoolsucksV 1 Comment
All teachers do is hand kids papers and sit at their desk for 6 hours
No, our job as kids are WAY easier than teachers' jobs. My mom is a teacher, so I've seen behind the scenes all the work she has to do, and how she has to put up with a lot
Us students bust our asses on essays while the teachers scream at us at their desk doing nothing for 6 hours
Yeah, were doing all that boring math work while the teacher is watching funny videos on facebookV 8 Comments
Who wants school uniforms in public schools!?!
Some Mexican family are very poor we need to help them jajajajjaj
I don't have uniforms at my school
noV 2 Comments
This is a Fantastic list - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995
The kids would wanna go to school so so much they would wanna work hard
The people creating these lists are awesome.someone should send them to the governmentV 1 Comment
What does that mean?
What umake no cents b
I need to get some ideas for my debate at school for this topic and you gave me the perfect idea.
Kids can work so hard so they can get lots of money
Great Evidence mi glad that someone here in our fellow universe has some sort of common sense.
Ah yes indeed
And no, I'm not going to spam the vending machine for Doritos. (I hate them) I'm gonna use it to buy a real lunch, and occasionally a cookie. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Hopefully it's good food. The food at my school SUCKS. The apples are always rotten, the rolls are as hard as a rock, the rice is undercooked, the pizza tastes like rubber, the hamburgers taste like wet sponges, etc.
It would be easier for a kid to buy lunch at school if they could not pack one.
Pack your own lunch like people normally doV 2 Comments
Now your parents don't have to buy every. Single. Thing. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
No you would get money for low and bad grades only (just an estimate) for b+ and up would you get paid
truth!V 1 Comment
Yes it would help the school to be a friendly place
It depends what teacher, I got some really good teachers and some teachers that would give a book and a piece of paper and you do the work by yourself silently while they go online shopping
NOOO. My mom is a teacher, and I've seen what she has to put up with behind the scenes. Also, in-school, my 5th grade teacher has to put up with ungrateful brats who don't realize how much work is put into setting up the activity. I want to punch them in the face
Well, actually, I still wouldn't like school. I would just want to get paid.
I don't think so
That is true
They get paid for us to do their work... Their lazy people!
I know right!
In my school, the kids actually have to, like, clean stuff.
THIS IS WHAT JANITORS ARE FOR
Why don't we learn this in school? It's WAY more important functions or knowing what's inside of a cell or the other we learn instead. - 906389
If you don't know how to finance and are alone as an adult, let's face it, YOUR SCREWED
And we can skip buisness class!
People at school should get paid money at school because some people may not have money and the schools could help them have money
That’s just dark if you live with parents who don’t have money, but you can’t get money because you’re too young.
When the students are working, the teachers go online shopping, and they swap it to something else when a student looks at their computer screen. Teachers literally get paid for going online shopping when the students are not looking. So students should be paid.
I went to ask my teacher a question and she didn't see me there and she was playing Angry Birds
School is basically a full-time career for children, so I think they should get paid.
Yeah stay in school, keep raking in the money
They will have to stay in school for the year.
I.e. - lunch, supplies, clothes, sports, college, etc.
In my school students have to inform about absent students to the teacher. If the teacher is absent or late it's subject monitor's job to take care of the class. And students have to help teachers to Mark exam papers. So literary we run the school.
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