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Between this and the message from HSLDA I saw on Facebook Monday regarding the “Homeschool Study” from the Dept of Education (http://www.hslda.org/docs/news/2012/201201200.asp), I am getting concerned.
I’m still curious as to how the federal gov’t got the names and addresses of homeschoolers to send out this study...I’m assuming that I had never heard of it before because we previously homeschooled in Texas and Germany (on a military base) where we didn’t have to report to anyone. Now we are in a state that I have to report in, but I did not give our county permission to pass along my info to the Dept of Ed.
Thanks for the ping. Homeschoolers were the first ones I thought of when I read this latest madness of King Barry.
My youngest home schooler is 15, and is going to start college this summer (when he gets his driver license). As a home school parent, under the state law, I define how he studies to meet the general requirements of studies, and those would be served by his going to college. Here's the state code on what subjects are expected to be taught (home, private and public):
High Schools (9-12): language arts, math, science, social studies, the arts, physical and health education, career and technical education, educational technology, general financial literacy, and library media skills. Utah Admin. Code R277-700-6.
However, if the CIC's (commie in chief's) proposed federal mandate is that all children attend government school until they turn 18, that's a whole nuther matter.
If the tenth amendment is toast, then so's the first and second. Nullification? Game on!
I'm gonna go read that old time declaration just one more time, and La Bamba Zero Soretoroski can kiss my grits.