Another side of California’s Homeschool ruling
This editorial discusses the sad specifics of the case that lead to the California ruling. The problem I and many have with this ruling is the judge’s language is too broad and there is an unnecessarily high standard set in requiring parents who homeschool their own children to have teaching credentials.
When a California court ruled that two children could not be taught at home, it became a cause celebre for those claiming that home-schooling was being outlawed.
In fact, the ruling has less to do with the right to educate children at home and more to protect children from neglect and abuse — a reminder that complex issues often defy easy categorization. Read more…