Posts tagged with ‘parental rights’

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MA School district threatens to deny homeschooling

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According to our friends at the Home School Legal Defense Association, a Massachusetts school district has threatened to deny homeschooling approval for families who do not submit to no-notice mid-year assessments. Chicopee Public Schools Assistant for Curriculum and Staff Development Sharon St. Pierre contacted district member families with a request for mid-year work samples that […]

ADF fighting for European parents on basis of rights

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Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) attorneys representing four German parents sent two letters asking the European Court of Human Rights to quickly review appeals filed last year on their behalf to free one of the fathers, who is currently serving his second prison term. The parents’ crimes? They chose to keep their four children—a 9- and […]

Boston Herald Op/Ed: “Sex ed wrong rite of spring”

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Sex ed wrong rite of spring By Jennifer C. Braceras  |   Thursday, March 24, 2011 http://www.bostonherald.com  |  Op-Ed Pay attention parents! It’s spring. And before you know it, Massachusetts public schools will begin their yearly sex-ed lessons for kids as young as 5. Of course, they won’t call it “sex ed.” They’ll call it “health.” […]