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Does Your Son Say He Wants To Dropout Of School? How To Discuss It With Him.

As a parent, it’s disheartening when your son says he wants to drop out of school. You may have already known that he didn’t like school. Maybe he’s struggled with grades. Or perhaps he just hasn’t had a lot of friends in his class. Either way, you didn’t think that he disliked school enough to actually drop out.

If your son has said that he wants to drop out of school, take it seriously. There are legal limits regarding how old he can be to legally drop out, and those ages vary from state to state. If he’s underage, though, you still need to address your son’s problems with school. If those problems continue, he might still want to drop out when he’s old enough to legally do so.