prohibits children from having a best friend. No folks, I could not make this up if I tried. And perhaps this belongs in my End Times series but I couldn't wait for the next one to post in order to bring this to your attention.
It seems the primary motivator for such an absurd restriction and violation of your children's freedom is actually to protect them. You know the kind of garbage we've been forced to swallow since 9/11? "We need to take away your freedoms so we can protect you."
Well this time they are not protecting anyone from terrorist attacks but rather helping children (a) learn how to better interact in large group situations and (b) prevent hurt feelings should a "best friend" relationship dissolve.
To quote John Stossel..."Give ME a BREAK!"