Saturday, February 19, 2011

Good news: The Draconian Homeschool bill has been dropped, for now

Mandatory Registration Proposal For Homeschooled Children Dead In Senate reports:

A proposal to force parents of homeschooled children to register with the State Board of Education is dead.

Senator Ed Maloney, a Chicago Democrat, says he pulled the measure from the record because he needs more clarity on who has the right to investigate homeschoolers when there is concern of neglect.

The battle is not yet over, Senator Maloney says he will continue to investigate on "identify the potentially truant homeschoolers.

(Hat tip: Laurie Bluedorn)

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