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OH Bill Would Require Parents to Undergo State Investigation Before Homeschooling

new bill proposed by Senator Capri Cafaro (D-Ohio) would require parents who have decided to homeschool their child to undergo an investigation by social services, who would then decide whether or not it would be permitted.

The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) website is reporting that on December 3, 2014, Senate Bill 248 was introduced in Ohio. This bill is the latest attack against families from state legislatures who want to severely restrict choice to homeschool children. The HSLDA summarizes this bill:

It requires all parents who homeschool to undergo a social services investigation which would ultimately determine if homeschooling would be permitted. Social workers would have to interview parents and children separately, conduct background checks and determine whether homeschooling is recommended or not. If it is not recommended, parents would have to submit to an “intervention” before further consideration of their request to homeschool.

The reasoning for this bill stems from one incident in January 2013 where a 14-year-old boy died after being beaten by his mother's boyfriend while being taught at home. The mother had pulled him from public school after school officials reported signs of abuse to authorities. Seemingly, she attempted to cover up the abuse by homeschooling him, keeping him from the watchful eyes of public teachers.

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More evidence that 14th

More evidence that 14th Amendment US citizens are slaves to the whims of their "elected" masters. Voting only changes the people holding the leash and the whip.

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UPDATE: Lawmaker backs down on “worst Homeschool bill in history”. State Sen. Capri Cafaro released this statement Friday:

“SB 248 was never meant to be a policy debate about educating children in the home. It was meant to address weaknesses in the law pertaining to child protection. Unfortunately, the true intent of the bill to curtail child abuse has been eclipsed the by the issue of homeschooling.
According to station WKBN She said she will make a formal motion on the Senate floor when they return after Jan. 1.

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Thanks for the update

This is good news. Now we just need to make sure the people that wanted this bill get recalled for their efforts.



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This is only the beginning of attacks on homeschooling

It will only get worse, so we must start fighting back