Court: Parents need teaching credential to homeschool
This story has been in the news the last few weeks. It’s unclear what impact this ruling will actually have.
LOS ANGELES—California parents who don’t have teaching credentials no longer can home school their children, according to a recent state appellate court ruling.
“Parents do not have a constitutional right to home school their children,” Justice H. Walter Croskey wrote in a Feb. 28 opinion for the 2nd District Court of Appeals.
Noncompliance could lead to a criminal complaint against the parents, Croskey said. Read more…