Tag Archives: In re Rachel L.

SKIPPING SCHOOL: Homeschooling in Los Angeles, 1950-2010

Record: Dixie Dillon Lane, Skipping School: Homeschooling in Los Angeles County, 1950-2010 (Ph.D. Diss, University of Notre Dame, 2015). Summary:  Lane, who teaches history classes at Christendom College while homeschooling her three children, here presents a remarkable history of homeschooling in Los … Continue reading

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RECOGNIZING AND REGULATING: Another Lawyer Considers Homeschooling Regulations

Record: Paul A. Alarcón, “Recognizing and Regulating Home Schooling in California: Balancing Parental and State Interests in Education” in Chapman Law Review, 13 (2010): 391-416. Summary: Alarcón here presents a summary of the recent In re Rachel L. and Jonathan … Continue reading

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EVIDENCE FOR HOMESCHOOLING: Three Lawyers Argue for Less Regulation of Homeschooling

Record: Tanya K. Dumas, Sean Gates, and Deborah R. Schwarzer, “Evidence for Homeschooling: Constitutional Analysis in Light of Social Science Research” in Widener Law Review, 16, no. 1 (September 2010): 63-87. [Abstract available here] Summary: The authors here are all … Continue reading

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CONSTITUTIONALITY OF HOME EDUCATION: California Law and Legal Precedent

Record:  Chad Olsen, “Constitutionality of Home Education: How the Supreme Court and American History Endorse Parental Choice” in Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal 2 (2009): 399-423  Summary:  Olsen, an attorney in the Las Vegas area and former law … Continue reading

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