The potential dangers of prom

Jason Buckman (left) and friends get ready for Abington High School Jr. Prom

May 6, 2010 11:47:39 AM PDT
A couple of weeks ago, a high school in New York held its prom on a weeknight. And all the students were expected to attend school the next morning, or suffer consequences, such as not being able to march in graduation or play in upcoming athletic events. The school had had severe issues with student drunkenness the previous year after the prom. And the PTA fully supported the principal's efforts.