Again. Oh no, it's not the first time. No, it's not me personally. It's worse than that in a way. It's yet another invidious slight against the home education community. This time at the hands of the TES (times educational supplement) who have as their cover story the article Collateral … [Read more...] about I have been accused of neglect.
Stealing your freedom
There's a journalist on twitter this afternoon rehashing old ground and proposing that home ed families should submit to monthly visits to ensure that their children are safe and not being abused. Leaving aside the issue of how a quick visit once a month could possibly work, or where the money … [Read more...] about Won't you think of the children?
Proportional Representation I must admit I am not convinced by proportional representation, amongst other things I cannot quite see how it could be achieved without breaking the link between MPs and the localities they represent. At the moment, we vote for people, not parties. However, both … [Read more...] about Politics – Wish List – Electoral Reform
This week the submissions to the select committee inquiry have been made public. Many ppl have blogged their shock about some of the contents, or their pleasure in reading some of the reasoned arguments against the Badman review. Ppl have also wondered why the whole thing hasn't just been thrown out … [Read more...] about I thought I'd seen it all.
"It takes a village to raise a child." - An African proverb, brought into every day western language by Hillary Clinton. I've never read her book (despite it sitting on a bookcase in old house for some years!) so I don't know what she meant by it, but I know what I think it means. I think it … [Read more...] about The difference between community and state.