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Look Out For Eroding of Parental Authority

Texas Chris Wrote: Oct 01, 2012 8:22 AM
Exactly right. And the "public" schools have no accountability to the taxpayer, so there is no incentive to actually please the customer, Mom and Dad. I don't even support private school vouchers. I say just de-fund all public schools and let parents pay tuition (if they don't want to home school).

t’s been an eventful week at the intersection of parenting and politics, that busy corner where decision-making often is affected by the onslaught of traffic from social engineers, liberal educators, public health experts, and civil rights activists who know better than parents what’s best for their kids.

Several news stories seem to indicate that America’s moms and dads are losing ground in the effort to raise their children as they see fit. To wit:

In Rhode Island, the Cranston school district announced it was banning father-daughter and mother-son events because a complaint from the American Civil Liberties Union indicated...