Government “consultation” on interfering with non-school families, again

22 June 2019 by Jennifer

The government’s doing another “consultation” about the idea of making it compulsory for home ed families to be on a register at the local council.

Due date: Monday 24 June 2019 (sorry about the short notice if you didn’t already know about it).

A couple of background explanations of why this might not be as great an idea as it looks:

An analysis of the construction and biases of the consultation, how it fits into current law, etc, from HE Byte (PDF):

Example of one person’s answers, at Dare to Know:

Quote: "It's never trivial to assess a child you don't know.