In the papers – for freedom to educate in the way that suits your child

As home educators prepare for an intense battle against the government it is important that everyone understands how that the precedent set by proposed changes to home education means to them. 

You can’t hear the jackboots, but this is still oppression – “As for parents: whatever our own views about home schooling, the principle of parental autonomy in relation to education is crucial for all of us, for the simple reason that it provides a clear demarcation between being able to do what we think is best for our children, and having to do what officials decree is best for them.”