Over the last few months, it has been my great pleasure to bring to Activist Mommy’s readers the latest data on rising interest in homeschooling among American parents in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
When the pandemic began, many vocal homeschooling advocates hoped that this could be one of the silver linings to the massive public health and economic crisis, and indeed, this has proven to be the case.
However, as a lawyer from the Home School Legal Defense Association recently told Fox News, parents are now reportedly facing difficulties in withdrawing their children from their local public schools.
“We see this across the country,” T.J. Schmidt of the HSLDA told the outlet. “I’ve had school officials attempt to prevent or dissuade parents from pulling their kids out.”