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worst-case scenario: homeschooling

By Leila Marie Lawler ( articles ) | Oct 14, 2003

Homeschoolers are a bit upset to find the CBS evening news going ape over a story of a family, who, among other things, homeschooled their children until one of them unleashed mayhem in their midst.

The North Carolinians for Home Education responds with a well reasoned look at the situation.

"Given then a truant family, with a criminal record in another state, already reported to Social Services by their neighbors and receiving regular contact from them -- how many rules, how many systems, how much intervention does it take to prevent an unpredictable and senseless tragedy?

If a family chooses to disregard the law entirely, how could more rules help?"

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