Calif. Homeschool Ban Creating Panic

Excerpt: The ruling, when it was released several days ago, sent ripples of shock through the homeschooling community. WND has reported on the order handed down to Phillip and Mary Long over the education being provided to two of their eight children.

The decision from the 2nd Appellate Court in Los Angeles granted a special petition brought by lawyers appointed to represent the two youngest children after the family's homeschooling was brought to the attention of child advocates. The lawyers appointed by the state were unhappy with a lower court's ruling that allowed the family to continue homeschooling, and specifically challenged that on appeal.

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