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Molon Labe
07-29-2008, 12:29 PM
I know this is older news..but I didn't see any links referencing this issue. Seems that regardless of the fact that Home schoolers trounce their public counterparts in national testing and overall effective learning skills, the California Supreme court has decided that it's illegal..regardless of outcome. ... I guess DOE can't compete so must get rid of competition..
This is a big issue to me. I would rather not have the Fed indoctrinating me with their idea of education.


http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1721703,00.html?xid=feed-cnn-topics


The parents of some 200,000 home-schooled kids in California were stunned last week when they learned that a judge had declared home schooling illegal unless conducted by a licensed teacher. For the moment, though, those parents can breathe a sigh of relief. Yesterday, Jack O'Connell, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, released a statement saying that the California Department ofEducation will not go after parents who do not have teaching credentials: "I have reviewed this case, and I want to assure parents that chose to home school that California

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/03/07/MNJDVF0F1.DTL


A California appeals court ruling clamping down on homeschooling by parents without teaching credentials sent shock waves across the state this week, leaving an estimated 166,000 children as possible truants and their parents at risk of prosecution.

The homeschooling movement never saw the case coming.

"At first, there was a sense of, 'No way,' "

jediab
07-29-2008, 03:54 PM
Wasnt it that a lower courst said no home schooling, then the California Supreme Court said that the lower court's ruling was illegal?

Aklover
07-29-2008, 04:58 PM
The Liberal drive to indoctrinate all kids meets a slight hurdle, a little good news for once.

Elspeth
07-29-2008, 06:20 PM
Wasnt it that a lower courst said no home schooling, then the California Supreme Court said that the lower court's ruling was illegal?

Do you have a link on that? I have not seen any updates recently.

biccat
07-29-2008, 06:23 PM
It's liberal socialism, it's only fair if everyone is a failure.

Molon Labe
07-29-2008, 06:28 PM
Wasnt it that a lower courst said no home schooling, then the California Supreme Court said that the lower court's ruling was illegal?

It's possible I misread it. If that is the case, then hopefully sanity has prevailed. If you have a link to any updates it would be greatly appreciated.

biccat
07-29-2008, 07:09 PM
It's possible I misread it. If that is the case, then hopefully sanity has prevailed. If you have a link to any updates it would be greatly appreciated.

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?pageId=69358

Elspeth
07-29-2008, 07:46 PM
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?pageId=69358

It seems that the homeschooling issue has not totally been decided yet.


The juvenile case ruling yesterday doesn't directly make moot the ruling from the appeals court, which is expected at any time, because it comes from an original case filed with the appeals judges