Why do we feel we have to drive our kids to school when they live within a 5-10 walk? It really bugs me!!! Not only is it not good for them, think of the harmful effects on the environment? This morning as i drove my handicap daughter to school because I HAD too, I was floored by the 100 cars or more that were going to the school with only one child in the car. Isn't childhood obesity on the rise? Isn't there concern about polution and idling of cars as we pause to let our children out? Come on people THINK!!! it doesn't hurt to let our children walk.