Many parents of boys ponder the notion of sending their son to military school at least once in their life. Are you one of them? Why is this? It may be because you see such incredible potential in your son which he is wasting - and you are frustrated by this. The evidence of this wasting potential is often failing grades, conflicting values between family and friends, disruptive behaviour at school and at home, and low self-confidence.
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A number of Cadets from Robert Land Academy returned to school one week early this year to take part in the Academy’s Student NCO (Non-Commissioned Officer) Leadership Training Course.
By Sandy Naiman
(NC)—For most kids, the prospect of “going back to school” triggers excitement, nervousness and angst, but for a small subset of adolescent boys, traditional schools don't work. Some have ADHD, ADD or ODD. Others struggle with diabetes or morbid obesity. Still, others flirt with substance abuse or the law.
Each boy's issues are unique, but solutions are never easy, according to Tina Ward who sent her son Maxwell to the Robert Land Academy (RLA) two years ago. “He has Type 1 Diabetes and wasn't controlling himself properly.”
By Sandy Naiman
(NC)—Today morbid childhood obesity is an increasingly critical societal, cultural, medical and emotional health issue jeopardizing every sphere of a young person's life from his interpersonal relationships to his academic abilities.
Robert Land Academy (RLA) cadet Peter Smith (who requested a pseudonym) used to be a poster boy for morbid obesity.
Not any more.