Parents need to take on a larger role in their children’s lives before they place blame elsewhere. According to the National Institute on Media and Family, the average youth watches TV for 25 hours a week. The entertainment industry has agreed to provide warnings for TV programs, giving parents the tools they need to know when to turn off the TV. Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera are entertainers, not educators—that’s the parent’s job. The full story at silverchips.mbhs.edu has since been removed.