In recent years, there has been a debate over "free range parenting." Basically, the term means letting kids be independent and do things like walk to school on their own or stay home alone. But the key question: what is independence and what is neglect? The latter can have legal consequences for parents. Democratic Assemblyman Phil Steck is sponsoring a bill to provide some clarity on the issue.
Assemblyman Steck proposes "free-range parenting" legislation
By Capital Tonight Staff City of Albany May 9, 2018 @5:27 PM