Does college really help you succeed?
Regardless of how you personally define success, the stats show that a bachelor’s degree can make having a successful career more achievable. Consider the following: Bachelor’s degree holders earn an average of 66 percent more than high school graduates.
Does a 17 year old have to be in education?
The Government has passed a law to ensure young people stay in education or training until they are 18. The Education and Skills Act makes education or training compulsory until the age of , and .
What happens if my 15 year old refuses to go to school?
If she refuses to go to school, YOU are legally responsible. You can be arrested, fined, and even go to jail. I mean, HOW do you MAKE a 15 year old go to school??? Fortunately, the courts understand that parents don’t always have the ability to make their teens compliant with the law.
What happens if I’m 17 and runaway?
The 17 year old runaways have the following legal options: Contact the local police or shelter to help them return home. The court may grant guardianship but the parents will still have to provide for the child. The child may ask for emancipation in an emancipation proceeding where they get to become adults.