To every argument, there are two sides. This debate is no different. This is the current struggle administration is facing in high schools: should students get credit towards graduation for being involved in extracurricular activities. Whether it be a sport, book club, prom committee, or any other club or activity the high school offers. For students who are involved in these extracurricular activities, it is easy for them to say they deserve credit for being involved in these activities. But what about the students who can’t afford to be in another activity, or the students who don’t have enough time to be involved in anything besides school because they work too much or have to take care of their family? Overall, is it fair for students to receive credit for something they’re choosing to be involved in? That is the present discussion and it is not an easy one.
Here are some of the arguments of both sides: