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TACOMA: Middle schools are unhealthy for kids

Re: “Junior high return sought” (TNT, 9-27).

It is my personal opinion that middle schools are unhealthy mentally and emotionally for young children.

Going to middle school is a form of rite of passage. When children come into their teens, a new world opens up for them. Young girls begin to wear makeup, and for boys it is just a few steps away from learning to drive. There is peer pressure in social areas.

Young people just entering the sixth grade are often still just children, and the sixth grade has been traditionally a stepping stone toward a new world

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