Education News

Next on school agenda: Teaching communism

March 16, 2009

A new plan by a California lawmaker would allow schools to be used to promote the overthrow of the U.S. government, and let teachers in public district classrooms "inculcate in the mind of any pupil a preference for communism," according to a traditional values advocacy organization.

"Just when we t…

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Homeschool-denying judge sets case on mom's Sabbath

March 15, 2009

The judge who ordered a North Carolina homeschooling mother to place her children in public school demanded all objections to his order to be filed today – the day the mom in the case observes the Sabbath.

Venessa Mills says she was unable to meet the deadline for two reasons – because it was Sunda…

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Mom will fight judge's order against homeschooling

March 15, 2009

A North Carolina homeschooling mother, ordered to stop teaching her children at home and send them to public school, said she will appeal the judge's ruling.

"I couldn't believe how he overlooked all the facts to legislate from the bench," said Venessa Mills of Wake County District Court Judge Ned …

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Judge orders homeschoolers into public district classrooms

March 12, 2009

A North Carolina judge has ordered three children to attend public schools this fall because the homeschooling their mother has provided over the last four years needs to be "challenged."

The children, however, have tested above their grade levels – by as much as two years.

The decision is raisi…

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