Monday, January 22, 2018

Don’t blame homeschooling for child abuse cases

"The fact that states haven’t yet deployed the National Guard into classrooms shows that no one treats public schools in the same way many treat homeschooling," G. Shane Morris points out. Cheryl Magness adds:
If state and local governments can’t protect the children in their own schools, the ones over whom they have been given custody for eight or more hours a day, what makes anyone think they can protect children in home schools or private schools that they are only going to inspect once a year? ... [W]e are supposed to believe that public employees who can’t keep children safe in government-run schools will somehow be able to do so if we give them greater oversight of private and home schools? I reject that argument.
Michelle Malkin has some additional insights here.

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