Tag Archives: Nicholas Bolzman

Homeschooling Is A Human Right, But That Doesn’t Make It Immune To Regulation

“In a recent post, Ryan made the case that homeschooling is not a human right and, as a result, state regulation of homeschooling (or even outright prohibition, as in Germany), does not amount to a violation of human rights. As much as I have been appreciating his examination of homeschooling culture, in this instance I disagree with his analysis.”

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Asylum For Homeschoolers, And Whether The Pilgrims Would Get Asylum Today

“Refugee status is a high standard that all applicants must prove. For asylum to be granted, the treatment must be really bad — something nonsensical, silly, or even inconvenient or illegal is not sufficient. That’s the law as Congress wrote it, and no matter how much we may want it otherwise, the court can not and should not change it.”

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A Game of Online Telephone: Homeschooling, Asylum, and the Attorney General

“Over the last few weeks I’ve watch as, in a game of online telephone, this story has evolved from HSLDA’s Mike Farris’ musings, to the question of whether domestic homeschooling rises or falls with this case to, finally, ‘Holder vs. home schooling.’ Unfortunately, in the hysteria, the actual issue at stake seems to have been lost.”

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