A Critical Course to Take in High School

What would you consider to be the most important courses to take in high school?

How about Math, Science, History, English…and Parenting Skills!

Want to determine just how prepared you (or your students) are for parenthood?

Take our pop quiz to find out!

1. How many hours of coursework are required for people wishing to become parents?
2. How much money does it cost to raise a child to the age of 18?
3. What can be done to prevent child abuse/neglect before a child is even born?

How do you think you did?

Answer to question 1 (Hours of coursework required)

There are no requirements for anyone to take a parenting course. No education is required to raise children in the United States. If you have children biologically, you might take a course at your local hospital on caring for an infant, but that is optional.

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