Child abuse, or good parenting?

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    We do not know the full story.
    However the first thing to figure out is why the child failed 3 classes.
    It could be because of bad parenting. Children from families with problems seldom do well in school.
    Could be dyslexia? Drugs? who can say at this point, but demoralizing a child seldom helps the situation.
     
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    It didn't seem like the child was demoralized, but rather encouraged to do better.
    Like the guy who shot his daughter's laptop, there is no doubt more to the story.
     
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    The laptop had done nothing to him.
    Poor laptop...
    The problem was his lack of good parenting skills or the problem would not have escalated to a shooting in the family.
     
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    Rather the same as you suggested for the sign on the boy?
     
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    Pretty much.
    Poor parenting is probably the biggest problem facing the USA and is linked to the root of many of our current problems.
     
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    I agree.
     
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    Not "many". 100%.
     
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    Yeah, try to find the reason why the child failed then act accordingly.
     
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    New font for dyslexics...
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