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16th Apr '16 12:41:51 PM aurora-australis
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* The idea of sending a child to a military school because of its bad behavior is deconstruced in "Give a Boy a Gun" by Morton Rhue. Brendan, who had trouble with his classmates, would have willingly attended a military school, but they didn't accept him. See "Real Life" for possible reasons.

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* The idea of sending a child to a military school because of its bad behavior is deconstruced in "Give a Boy a Gun" GiveABoyAGun by Morton Rhue.Todd Strasser. Brendan, who had trouble with his classmates, would have willingly attended a military school, but they didn't accept him. See "Real Life" for possible reasons.
30th Mar '16 9:56:07 AM Gamermaster
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* ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' - The Time-Space Administration Bureau Military Academies.

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* ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' ''Franchise/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' - The Time-Space Administration Bureau Military Academies.
24th Mar '16 4:49:23 AM aurora-australis
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* The idea of sending a child to a military school because of its bad behavior is deconstruced in "Give a Boy a Gun" by Morton Rhue. Brendan, who had trouble with his classmates, would have willingly attended a military school, but they didn't accept him. See "Real Life" for possible reasons.
18th Mar '16 2:02:43 PM Morgenthaler
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* Another more positive portrayal is in the ''TheSarahConnorChronicles'' episode "Goodbye To All That".

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* Another more positive portrayal is in the ''TheSarahConnorChronicles'' ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'' episode "Goodbye To All That".
6th Mar '16 6:49:38 PM JeremySkunk
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* ''Film/TheRef'': Lloyd and Caroline's son Jesse is coming home for Christmas from one of these, which he has seemed to take over having [[{{Blackmail}} blackmailed]] the head of his school.
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.
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