Newspaper Fallacies

Since the Akron stories are being re-run, I thought this was a good time to link to this rebuttal again. Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn do an excellent job pointing out all the fallacies in logic in the series.

Have you ever read something you knew was wrong and just felt frustrated about it? It didn�t make sense, but you couldn�t explain why?

Recently an Ohio newspaper, the Akron Beacon Journal, printed a series of articles attacking homeschooling. They claim that little is known about homeschoolers and suggest the government should tightly monitor and regulate the movement. They quote school officials and focus groups who say that homeschooling can hide child abuse and failing students. Read more…

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