Should 13 year olds Not Be Allowed to Cross the Street by Themselves?

Hi Folks — I’ve got a piece up over at Common Good about a jury awarding a family quite a gargantuan sum after their daughter, 13, died crossing the street to her school bus stop.

What can a ruling like this do to childhood? Feel free to check out my worries. — L. 

School Bus Stock Photo

Should kids be picked up only on their side of the street?

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