06/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Harvard's Alcohol Amnesty Policy

As this year's high school seniors choose colleges, parents might be surprised to learn that Harvard, Yale, and other elite schools have more permissive attitudes toward underage drinking than many others--and alcohol-related hospitalization rates are rising. Is it smart policy or reckless negligence?

Smart policy, I think.

Check out my article for The Daily Beast to learn why.

What are your thoughts about underage drinking and college alcohol policies?