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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -
New York state Sen. Ruben Diaz Jr. introduced a bill that would require parents of elementary school children to attend a minimum of four parent support classes. If parents don't go, 6th graders won't move onto 7th grade.
Leslie Venokur, the co-founder of Big City Moms, called the idea "crazy" and "insane." She said that what is most concerning that the education commissioner and Board of Regents would develop the parenting guidelines. She said the Regents should "stick to what they're good at which is teaching kids and staying away from the parents."
The bill states one of the courses would be related to physical, emotional, and sexual abuse of children.
Employers would be required to provide one day a year of paid leave so working parents can attend classes.
Some parents and non-parents we spoke with think it is a good idea.
reply to post by Biigs
This will make things worse as there will be no equality among kids instead this will increase the gap between different social classes.
reply to post by beezzer
Reason i could think of is the money, those who are left down won´t achieve much in their lives instead they would be those working hard for those of big money. Cut off the eduacation is one of the most used method in world keep people humble and obey those who has power.