Parents Talk Poll: Should Parents Be Held Accountable for Their Children’s Delinquent Behavior?
If a child is convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, should the parent be held accountable as well?
As I check out the news each week, it’s not uncommon to hear news about juveniles being cited for breaking the law.
Whether it’s allegations of underage drinking, drug possession or a variety of other crimes, there is no ignoring that some of our juvenile population are causing some trouble (as are adults). According to the U.S. Department of Justice 2009 data, U.S. law enforcement agencies made an estimated 1.9 million arrests of persons younger than 18 years old.
In this week’s Parent Talk, we ask for you to take our poll and share in comments – should parents be held accountable for their children’s delinquent behavior?