Once again, Britain sets the standard for creepy bureaucratic busybodies sticking their noses into the people’s affairs. One can’t help suspecting that there are indeed perverts running amok in the U.K.—but that they’re the ones holding positions in the bureaucracy.
“A bill proposed by the British government and now making its way through parliament would impose the most burdensome and intrusive regulation on homeschooling in the English-speaking world.
“’This bill is breathtaking in its scope and reflects a perverse level of suspicion towards parents who home-educate their children,’ says HSLDA Staff Attorney and Director of International Relations Michael Donnelly. ‘If this bill were to pass, it would be the most restrictive and overbearing law in the English-speaking world. It places total discretion in the hands of local educational officials to determine whether or not they will “register” a home education program and would require criminal background checks for parents before they could begin homeschooling their own children.’”
Read the rest at Home School Legal Defense Association.