Topic: Education

School imposes 'no dating' policy for 5th graders to 'avoid broken hearts'. OK?

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An Indiana school told parents students had 2 days to end relationship, said crushes and broken hearts were a distraction, painful. Do you agree?
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Results in this view: Y-too Young 20% - Convince Me 7% - N-parent's Call 53% - N-up To The Kids 20%
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By Daria Christine The heart wants what the heart wants; to oppose puppy love is to give it more power and attention than it deserves. A ten year old is capable of deep feeling, but EVERYBODY gets their heart broken at some point; besides, it's not as if they can go anywhere or do anything without parents to drive them to the movies; tempest in a teapot; worry about something that matters and let the kids be themselves.
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