Skipping school/school attendance
Relationships between students, teachers and administrators
Lying to parents, teachers and administrators
Challenge counterpoints:MPAA rating of PG-13 acts as guide for parent.
Recommend parent watch film before children if concerned about content.
Recommend parent discuss items checked out from library with children if concerned child might check-out item from library and view without their knowledge.
Recommend parent watch film with child.
Recommend parent discuss truancy with child and set-up family policy.
Reasons for inclusion:
Crically acclaimed and popular. Written and directed by John Hughes, one of most notable writer/directors in young adult films.