By Carolyn Martin (CHEC Director of Government Relations)
Exploring Contrary Narratives
Remember last year when Harvard Law School was planning to host a summit entitled “Problems, Politics, and Prospects for Reform”? (See my blog post from last year and this article from HSLDA.) The speaker lineup included many who desire to see homeschooling heavily regulated. Thankfully, the pandemic put a hold on the invitation-only event that left out voices from the homeschool community.
This year, the Harvard Kennedy School hosted a seven-week long webinar to explore the “Post-Pandemic Future of Homeschooling.” It’s clear from the title that those hosting this new conference had a very different agenda. Instead of solely looking at the problems with homeschooling, they wanted to understand the growth and the expanding landscape of homeschooling families.Read More