Make your own free website on Tripod.com
Political Issues

HOME

College Access
School Construction
School Accountability
School Choice
National ID Card
Crisis Response Questions
Types and Purpose of Government
Contemporary News #1
Nuclear Arms Race
Troubled Teens
Visa
Bilingual Education
Spectrum Topics
Political Issues Policies
Hobbes and Locke
Mock Debate: Hobbes vs. Locke
Assignments
Handouts
Troubled Teens

Troubled Teens

Specialized boarding schools and wildernesstherapy programs -- which promise to rescue out-of-control teenagers through rigid structure, intensive counseling, peer support and strenuous outdoor activities -- are part of a multibillion-dollar industry that has surged in the last 10 years to satisfy what many say is a booming market in parental desperation.

What do you think of these programs?

Why do you think there has been such a boom in this market?

What else do you think parents can do to avoid sending their children to such a program?


Parents of Troubled Teens