Education 21


Should high school students be allowed to have part-time jobs?



 I think high school students should be allowed to have part-time jobs for the following three reasons.
 The first reason is that it helps them to learn how society works at an early age. They can develop their social skills through part-time jobs, which are not taught much in school. They are very important for everyone.
 The second reason is that some students must work because they have private circumstances. For example, the parents of some students don’t make enough money to make ends meet and so on. In these cases, they should be allowed to work.
 The final reason is that it is much better for them to work after school than to just idle. Many students spend too much time on amusements these days. Moreover, as the proverb goes “Idle hands are the devil's workshop”, if they don’t have much things to do, they may resort to juvenile delinquency. But if they can work part-time after school, it may work as a deterrent to juvenile crimes
 As I mentioned, for the aforesaid three reasons, I think high school students should be allowed to have part-time jobs.