Many parents encourage their teenagers to seek employment because they believe it builds character and helps them to develop skills, manage money, and learn time management. Moreover, they may rely on the additional income it provides. Others, however, argue that teens hold menial jobs, learn few life skills, and spend the money they earn on entertainment rather than contributing to their families or saving for college. Pick a side of the debate and support your view with evidence from the text and/or outside resources. If you are comfortable doing so, you can share your experiences.
Posts topics related to discussion topic, relates outside material to topic, and prompts further discussion. Includes a citation for material other than the text book and meets 350+ word count requirement.