Another Blow to Homeschooling

Via NewAmerican.

A judge’s decision in Botswana, a country in South Africa, should have Americans concerned over the influence of the United Nations and the potential violations of individual liberties that could result from including the United Nations. Four Seventh Day Adventist Church families in Botswana were judicially ordered to stop homeschooling their children and send them to public school instead.

The decision came about as a result of Botswana’s accession to the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child. Even though the judge found that the children were properly cared for and well-educated, the UNCRC nonetheless determined that the “best interests of the child” involve state authority in the upbringing and education of children. Read more…

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