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Cohen on snowplow parenting

21st century parents are capable of trespassing ethical and legal boundaries to keep their children's future obstacle-free

Claire Cain Miller and Jonah Engel Bromwich writing for The New York Times, note that the helicopter parent is extinct, having given way to the snowplow parent. The recent allegations in the college bribery scandal in which 50 people were charged in a fraud to secure student admission to colleges has brought the issue to the fore. For Faculty Associate Philip Cohen it's all about maintaining class standing: “Increasingly, it appears any mistake could be fatal for their class outcome,” he told the authors.  

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