Friday, October 12, 2012

Homeschool student gets suspended

Homeschool families are often suspect of doing harm to their children.  We all have heard comments that they aren't keeping up with their peers academically.  We have also heard that they aren't socialized very well either.  Some go so far as to allege abuse.

Lark News is reporting that a homeschool student has been suspended for 3 days.  What was his crime?  Arguing with his brother.  Here is an excerpt.

BELMONT, Calif. — After arguing with his brother for the third straight day during class time, Jared Francis, 10, was suspended from homeschool and banished to a backyard tent.

“I’m not just his father, I’m his principal,” says John Francis, 37. “Jared has to take us seriously as administrators as well as parents.”

Read the rest of the story here.

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