Parenting Perspective: Senioritis sweeps high schools

March 28, 2011 3:06:46 PM PDT
On a recent Tuesday night, my 18-year-old son Jason was supposed to be working on a project for his AP Government class. Instead, he was furiously Facebook messaging his friends to set up limo rides for the senior prom. The prom isn't until May. The Gov project was due the next morning. Clearly, Jason, who has already been accepted to Carnegie Mellon University, has senioritis.