Homeschooling Win / backward ideas
Time has one of many media stories on the legal decision in California. An “education expert” is quoted below:
While homeschooling is a “wonderful alternative,” Moran says, there is a need for checks and balances. “We want parents to have the freedom to homeschool, but we don’t want children to become captives in a homeschool that doesn’t prepare them for work or civic engagement as a functioning adult,” she says.
In an ideal world, Moran adds, the state should implement a few safeguards. “Hopefully, a way to monitor progress rather than an adversarial reality will be an outgrowth of this decision,” she says. Read more…
What about the children that have become captives in the government schools that don’t prepare them? Perhaps in an ideal world, the State would be accountable to parents, not vice versa.