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Look Out For Eroding of Parental Authority

ReddestNeck Wrote: Sep 29, 2012 3:46 PM
It used to be that schoolteachers only saw their role as givers of academic lessons. Now they have become know-better-than-thou nannies.

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...