Should Community Service be needed to Graduate?

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"I'm sorry Philipee we just can't afford it , said Karen (Philipee's mother). "Maybe if you would have saved a little more money you could have helped us out a little bit ¦ maybe next year hunny . Philipee had been waiting all four years for his car because his parents and him just couldn ˜t afford it. If only he could have worked more at the restaurant and made more money. Instead, he was at the soup kitchen feeding the homeless so he could graduate.

The requirement to fulfill several hours of community service, in order to graduate, doesn't allow a student to focus solely on their academic graduation requirements. Therefore, this policy should not be instituted in Mt. Hope High School.

First off, isn't the satisfaction you get from doing community service because you did it voluntarily? Community service is defined as: a voluntary act of kindness that benefit's the community

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