This article hit home for me as a father of two sons, now 17 and 19. I thought it best to run this as a two-part post.
Part I is the short article from a respected Canadian newspaper. It deals with an issue I understand to be near-universal amongst the major English-speaking nations. There is no need to comment on Part I, other than to perhaps express interest or declare that you’ve read the article.
Part II will be my thoughts, and one work in particular that has corroborated these thoughts. It is here that I would invite comments from those interested, especially as to whether or not my Part II had any influence upon your final position (if indeed you have one). Part II will probably happen on the weekend.
Here it is: Our schools need to help boys become men