The Question and Answer section for Communist Manifesto is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I think he might send them to prison to get re-educated. Marx would consider that the parents are clearly lazy and alienated from their responsibilities.
Carl Marx is dead so my take would only be speculation. I'm not a history person but I might think that his philosophy would be essentially the same. He would be critical of the capitalist elite taking advantage of the working man.
The Communist Manifesto begins with Marx's famous generalization that "the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles" (79). Marx describes these classes in terms of binary oppositions, with one party as oppressor,...