Ep. 654: Everyone’s Children? (With Corey DeAngelis, Part 2 of 2)


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It’s rather odd that the academics and policy makers so concerned with child welfare have decided…

It’s rather odd that the academics and policy makers so concerned with child welfare have decided to devote all their time, attention, and energy to the salvation of 3% of the school-aged population (the homeschooled), while all their concerns about danger and indoctrination could be more appropriately directed to the system currently capturing 95% of children. Let’s discuss!

Today we’ll analyze Harvard Professor Elizabeth Bartholet’s Arizona Law Review article, "Homeschooling: Parent Rights Absolutism vs. Child Rights to Education & Protection."

Corey DeAngelis is here again to defend home education against the most facile and predictable of criticisms, coming from a still formidable opinion-shaping academic institution.

It’s Harvard Weak (week)! Harvard magazine publishes an incredibly weak assault on homeschooling. That piece points us to a scholarly article in the Arizona Law Review, which is mind-bending in its weakness and unchecked premises. And all of this is in anticipation of an upcoming anti-homeschooling summit at Harvard Law School. So we’ll see how that goes! But I predict weak.

Fortunately a very impressive group of self-directed education advocates – Cevin Soling, Corey DeAngelis, Kerry McDonald, Patrick Farenga, and Peter Gray – has organized a response; it’s a virtual conference called The Disinformation Campaign against Homeschooling, hosted by Ideological Diversity, a student organization at Harvard Kennedy School.

It’s happening this Friday at 2pm ET and you can learn more HERE.

This is the Zoom link to join: https://zoom.us/j/97647182877?pwd=MDVic240MWpBa3FpRHZ4OWZnYmY3Zz09

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