Harvard Magazine Calls for a “Presumptive Ban” on Homeschooling
Great timing Harvard. Let’s make home schooling illegal just when students aren’t even allowed in school.
Your editor knows a bit about homeschooling as a parent. (And now so do many more American parents.) It has its pros and cons, however the real beef with homeschooling is that the teacher’s unions are afraid that they will lose power and dues. The unions want to keep their near monopoly.
Aside from its biting, one-sided portrayal of homeschooling families that mischaracterizes the vast majority of today’s homeschoolers, it is filled with misinformation and incorrect data. Here are five key points that challenge the article’s primary claim that the alleged “risks for children—and society—in homeschooling” necessitate a “presumptive ban on the practice”: