China sends ‘Education at home’ boy back to school

A case possibly involving Beijing’s first dispute over fostering rights based on an argument over home schooling for a child or public education came to a conclusion yesterday with the court’s verdict against the mother.
The Shijingshan District People’s Court ruled against the divorced woman who wanted to win back the right to bring up her son. She had claimed her ex-husband was depriving the boy of a school education but the court found no evidence for that.
However, it did say the father must now send the 7-year-old boy to school because that would be better for the youngster’s overall development. Read more…

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