Why this school note urging parents to take more responsibility for their kids has gone viral

It's "learned at home."

A school in Portugal has found itself at the centre of a heated online debate after a poster displayed in their halls went viral.

The message was clear: we are not responsible for teaching your children manners, this starts at home.

The poster read:

The poster has caused a stir, with teachers and parents divided on the issue.

On Facebook, Maureen Crist writes: “‘It takes a village to raise children. I would hope those values are incorporated in the classroom. Some kids don’t get it at home.”

Gretchen Rae agrees: “So many kids don’t get these vital life skills at home. We teach all things by example… I do my best to provide this instruction as I teach them academics.”

Others believe it’s about time someone said it.

“Perfectly written!” Kel Dickins commented on Facebook.

“100% accurate,” Steven Clarke agreed.

The school has not commented any further on the posters.

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