The view from Italy

Ranieri hanging on to defy sack culture

March 13, 2012
By Roberto Gotta
According to a survey mentioned in Italian magazine Panorama last month, 46% of Italian parents believe their kids are always right. This becomes especially true, in their warped perspective, when figures of authority, who are not part of an inner circle, attempt to exercise their right to address a child's need to be reprimanded or praised in accordance with how he or she behaves.

This leads to parents suing school districts over their kids' bad reports or assaulting those ...

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