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Look Out for Eroding of Parental Authority

Larue4 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 11:51 AM
It takes sacrifice to home school. IT takes the kind of dedication that most parents lack. If you send your kids to public schools, be prepared to be the last to know what is really going on. Be prepared to challenge their ridiculous assumptions they learned in their education classes. Be prepared to volunteer and be there when you are needed. Or why even bring chilren into the world if you are going to pawn them off on public schools?
It’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...