Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Hope for California Homeschoolers

Gov. Schwarzenegger says outrageous ruling must be overturned by the courts

From "Schwarzenegger Pledges to Support Right to Home School" by Citizenlink Staff report, posted 3/11/08 at citizenlink.com

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has called for the reversal of a recent appellate court decision banning parents from educating their children at home if they lack teaching credentials, the Los Angeles Times reported. If the state Supreme Court fails to act, the governor vowed to push through legislation guaranteeing families' right to home-school.

"This outrageous ruling must be overturned by the courts, and if the courts don't protect parents' rights, then, as elected officials, we will," he said in a written statement.

Read more here.

Take action now: the full article includes links for concerned citizens nationwide to sign a petition asking the California Supreme Court to "depublish" the case, and a way to thank Gov. Schwarzeneggar for supporting parents' rights to educate their children as they see fit.

Initial Report:
Judge Orders Homeschoolers into Government Education