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Is there a Dark Side to Homeschooling?

CBS news ran a report on the evening news and on the web Monday ‘ The Dark Side of Homeschooling’ about a 14 year old North Carolina boy who had tragically committed suicide after killing his brother and sister. It appears that the family had also previously been convicted of child abuse. CBS took this opportunity to assert that a lack of government oversight was the problem. They also seemed to imply that homeschooling should never have been ‘legalized’.

According to CBS, ‘Since it became legal in North Carolina in 1985, the number of home school students has jumped from just a few hundred to more than 50,000. But there’s been no change in the number of state employees overseeing the program – just three for the entire state.’ Out of 50,000 home-schoolers i n one state alone, one tragic incident in 18 years is proof in the twisted mind of CBS that there is a need for government oversight. Read more…

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