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13th Jan '16 7:38:50 AM Odacon_Spy
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* ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'': In ''Best H.O. Money Can Buy'', Charlie threatens to send Jake to one as a means to get him to actually do things like chores and homework. At the end of the episode, Jake learns that his grades are too poor to even be accepted into military school, defusing the threat.
6th Jan '16 7:31:24 AM Morgenthaler
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29th Sep '15 2:38:37 AM LondonKdS
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* There are several high schools in the U.S. where the entire student body is enrolled in JROTC, such as the Marine Academy of Science and Technology in New Jersey.
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* In some countries, schools which are not generally military in approach may have optional military training organisations as official extra-curricular activities, such as the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) in the USA or the Officer Training Corps (OTC) in British private schools. There are several high schools in the U.S. where the entire student body is enrolled in JROTC, such as the Marine Academy of Science and Technology in New Jersey.
29th Sep '15 2:35:08 AM LondonKdS
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Sometimes includes an element of HoYay, due to the fact that military schools in fiction and reality tend to either be all-male or mostly male.
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Sometimes includes an element of HoYay, due to the fact that military schools in fiction and reality tend to either be [[SituationalSexuality all-male or mostly male. male]].

* This trope is not TruthInTelevision for straightening out any disobedient or out-of-control minors. Military schools are very much like private schools and don't take just anybody. Like a private school or boarding school, part of the selective admissions process is an interview where the prospective student gets questioned on why they want to attend. As a general rule, many military schools will not accept defiant applicants.
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* This trope is not TruthInTelevision for straightening out any disobedient or out-of-control minors. Military schools are very much like private schools and don't take just anybody. Like a private school or boarding school, part of the selective admissions process is an interview where the prospective student gets questioned on why they want to attend. As a general rule, many military schools will not accept defiant or clearly unwilling applicants.
22nd Jul '15 7:56:43 AM LondonKdS
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* It's also generally considered that the use of military school as a punishment generally make things worse, as more often than not a disobedient teen leaves not only with a major resentment towards their parents and adults in general, but often with the skills and knowledge to be a significantly better criminal.
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* It's also generally considered that the use of military school or "boot camps" as a punishment generally is likely to make things worse, as more often than not a disobedient teen leaves not only with a major resentment towards their parents and adults in general, but often with the skills and knowledge to be a significantly better criminal.
22nd Jul '15 7:56:07 AM LondonKdS
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* It's also generally considered that Military schools as a disciplinary action generally make things worse, more often than not a disobedient teen leaves not only with a major resentment towards their parents and adults in general, but often with the skills and knowledge to be a significantly better criminal.
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* It's also generally considered that Military schools the use of military school as a disciplinary action punishment generally make things worse, as more often than not a disobedient teen leaves not only with a major resentment towards their parents and adults in general, but often with the skills and knowledge to be a significantly better criminal.
12th Jul '15 5:16:10 PM nombretomado
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* In the first few seasons of ''MalcolmInTheMiddle,'' eldest brother Francis attends one of these.
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* In the first few seasons of ''MalcolmInTheMiddle,'' ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle,'' eldest brother Francis attends one of these.

* ''DeadLikeMe.'' - A military school features as the site of a reap. Inverted in that the soon-to-be-dead cadet loves the school and constantly pushes herself to excel. [[spoiler:She dies on the obstacle course, where a safety rope breaks just as she makes it to the top of the tower climb.]] * Arthur Carlson from ''WKRPInCincinnati'' had a son going to one of these, 'Prussian Valley'. He learns that his son's flunking out, but lets him hold onto his TheBGrade excuse for leaving, and enrolls him in public school.
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* ''DeadLikeMe.''Series/DeadLikeMe.'' - A military school features as the site of a reap. Inverted in that the soon-to-be-dead cadet loves the school and constantly pushes herself to excel. [[spoiler:She dies on the obstacle course, where a safety rope breaks just as she makes it to the top of the tower climb.]] * Arthur Carlson from ''WKRPInCincinnati'' ''Series/WKRPInCincinnati'' had a son going to one of these, 'Prussian Valley'. He learns that his son's flunking out, but lets him hold onto his TheBGrade excuse for leaving, and enrolls him in public school.
14th Jun '15 8:11:42 AM Bissek
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14th Jun '15 8:09:24 AM Bissek
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* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'': In S12, Ep14 "Cadence" we learn that [=DiNozzo=] attended one his senior year. We get to visit it because the VictimOfTheWeek was also an alumnus.
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* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'': In S12, Ep14 "Cadence" we learn that [=DiNozzo=] attended one his senior year. We get to visit it because the VictimOfTheWeek was also an alumnus. The archetypal unpleasantness of said academies was emphasized by the existence of Honor Corps, a self-appointed and totally unregulated student organization that hazed anybody who failed to meet arbitrary school standards, talked back to people in authority (Even if it was justified), or [[DisproportionateRetribution wouldn't date one of their members]].
7th May '15 11:56:31 PM konzill
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* ''Literature/PlanetPirates'': Part of the First Novel takes place at a Military School.

* ''Literature/PlanetPirates'': Part of the First Novel takes place at a Military School.
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