educate indoctrinate their children:
Bill to Fine Parents for Skipping Teacher MeetingsThis kind of crap has been going on ever since the advent of draconian compulsory education laws.
(AP) AUSTIN, Texas - Parents in Texas could face a $500 fine and criminal record if they miss a meeting with their child's teacher, if a new bill passes.
A Republican state lawmaker from Baytown, Texas has filed a bill that would charge parents of public school students with a Class C misdemeanor and fine them for playing hooky from a scheduled parent-teacher conference.
Excuses are allowed, but be prepared to have a good one. In a state that allows corporal punishment, this could subject parents to a good spanking.
Rep. Wayne Smith said Wednesday he wants to get parents involved in their child's education.
"I think it helps the kids for the parents and teachers to communicate. That's all the intent was," Smith said, adding he talked to teachers, including his daughter, who teaches in junior high, before filing the bill.
"The concept is to get parents in the classroom," he said. ...
You know, dads and moms used to tell their kids that if they would just stand up to school bullies, they would be left alone. Bullies don't like it when their victims fight back. I'm still waiting for America's parents to heed their own advice.