Every parent wants the best for his or her child, and we all rely on schools to provide a solid foundation so students can learn how to make good decisions as adults. But good decisions are based on good information. Military recruiters have their own agenda for our children, and schools often passively adopt the recruiters’ point of view. We cannot control the flow of misinformation that is sometimes provided to impressionable youths unless we are vigilant. Parents must defend their rights to protect their children.
Here are some resources for parents to help their kids make the right choices.
Interview with Amy Hagopian, PhD and Kathy Barker, PhD, about their paper "Should We End Military Recruiting in High Schools as a Matter of Child Protection and Public Health"?
No Child Left Behind Act
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act as reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
US Military Recruiter Sex Scandal - No Childs Behind Left
Army Recruiters Continue to Threaten High School Students
Army Recruiters Tell Applicant to Lie and Cheat