i just want to know, as a parent, your opinion on this. my daughter is in first grade and we live within walking distance to the school. every morning i walk her to the crosswalk and she walks the rest of the way. she has to cross two streets but there are crossing guards there every morning and it's an L shaped cross walk so that's why i say two streets. then she is literally right at the school and knows her way to class. well i called this morning to ask if she can start walking home without parental supervision also. the thing is, i dont want her to walk home by herself, but i think she should be able to walk away from the school and to the crosswalk and i'll walk toward her from my home rather than walking up to the school and her teacher seeing me before she can be released. she's capable of walking the crosswalk alone because she does it every morning along with dozens of other kids in her grade. the school says as long as i write a note to the teacher she can be released without a parent. would you as a parent do this or would you maybe wait another year?
Asked by Anonymous at 12:41 PM on Sep. 10, 2013 in Parenting Debate
Answer by charlotsomtimes at 1:46 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
Answer by DJDNY at 12:59 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
Answer by louise2 at 12:55 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
I personally couldn't do it. I freak out when I see anyone's child walking around without parents. That's just me. We live in a crazy world.
Answer by amazinggrace83 at 1:05 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
Answer by rachel216 at 1:03 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
Answer by DJDNY at 1:21 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
Answer by missanc at 1:37 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
Answer by mlmsm928 at 1:08 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
what is the reason you can't walk the full way? she is very young to be left alone.
Answer by Anonymous at 1:08 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
Answer by Anonymous at 1:12 PM on Sep. 10, 2013
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