A child educated . Because the child's learning begins with the parents well before school age. By dismissing the responsibility & letting it fall only on the teacher(s), the parent is failing their child(ren).
"Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy." - Robert A. Heinlein My parents made sure that I could take care of my own, stuff wasn't handed to me. I see kids today, and worry not only for their future but for mine as well.
They are children, they care that their parents show-up, that when there is a Christmas recital, and they peek through the curtains – all of the people they love are there – without fighting, for the best interest of the child.