Homeschool your kids, go to jail, have your kids put in foster care. It has actually happened at least twice in New York, notoriously hostile to homeschoolers notwithstanding its many crappy public schools. From Jay Syrmopoulos at thefreethoughtproject.com:
Buffalo, NY – In a case that highlights the drastic overreach of the state into the private lives of citizens, single mother Kiarre Harris was arrested and her children thrown into foster care after she was charged with “educational neglect” for officially removing them from public school and enrolling them in a homeschooling program.
It’s now been three weeks since Harris has seen her children after their legalized kidnapping by the state.
“I felt that the district was failing my children and that’s when I made the decision to homeschool,” Harris told WKBW 7.
According to Harris, she began researching homeschooling last November, after deciding the failing Buffalo Public School…
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