Home Schoolers Concerned Over New Ontario Compulsory Attendance Law
Laws are passed without a thought about homeschoolers. We need to remind them who we are.
MILLGROVE, Ontario, February 3, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) � A homeschooling group is concerned by an Ontario Liberal government proposal to change the Education Act, raising the compulsory school attendance age in Ontario to 18.
The Homeschool Legal Defence Association of Canada (HSLDA), in a release from Executive Director and Legal Counsel Paul Faris Monday, warns that the change to the law may restrict the freedoms of homeschoolers in several ways. The new law proposes requiring proof of school attendance before obtaining a drivers license, and imposing fines against parents and children who are not in school and legitimately excused. Read more…