By Dr. Susan Berry
October 4, 2016
Editor’s Note: Many of the Christian Action League’s supporters are Homeshoolers, which is what makes this article an important one to share. The future of any society depends on the way it educates its children. One of the first means employed by revolutionary governments is to place all education under the control of the state. When the state begins to suggest mandating a “one size fits all” model for education, parents need to beware and push back.
U.S. Secretary of Education John King says he is worried that homeschooled children aren’t “getting the range of options that are good for all kids,” a remark that is drawing strong reactions from homeschooling parents across the nation.
The Heritage Foundation’s Lindsey Burke provided Politico Pro’s (subscription only) report on King’s recent remarks to reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. Burke writes at the Daily Signal:
King—although he conceded that there are homeschooling families who are doing well—told the audience he worries that homeschooled students aren’t “getting the range of options that are good for all kids.” Read the rest of this entry