News Texas Home school parents "Learning is unnecessary" They are going to be Raptured

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    In an empty office at the family’s El Paso motorcycle dealership, Laura McIntyre says her nine kids were learning.

    McIntyre’s brother-in-law says they were singing and playing instruments. Learning was unnecessary, one of the children allegedly said, because “they were going to be raptured.”

    The two will take their dispute to the Texas Supreme Court next week, in a case that involves family feuds, competing legal complaints, claims about the Second Coming, a 17-year-old who ran away from home so she could go to school and a fundamental question that could impact all 300,000 or so children home-schooled in Texas.: Where is the line between parents’ right to oversee their children’s education and the state’s duty to make sure children are actually getting one?


    Laura and Michael McIntyre have been teaching their children since 2004, according to court documents, when they withdrew the kids from a local private school. Under Texas law, they weren’t required to register with state officials, enroll in an accredited program, administer standardized tests or teach a pre-approved curriculum. The Texas Homeschool Coalition calls the state “one of the best in the U.S.” for home educators.

    “Here, people are still free,” the group says on their Web site.

    The only requirement is that parents ensure their children receive a “bona fide” education. What that means — and how it should be enforced — are not clearly defined.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...do-you-have-to-prove-youve-learned-something/
     
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    jesus! :facepalm:
     
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    Religion. Not even once.
     
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    Bunch of kooks.
     
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    Jesus Christo, and I thought it was bad here in Arizona where we have this wackjob Superintendent of Public Schools who has never worked as an educator or in the education field, only served one term on a suburban school board, and has no formal education past high school.

    She was (and is) SO bad, that hardly ANY Republican candidates endorsed her, and some prominent Republicans (including John McCain) urged their party faithful to vote for the Democrat, who was this young, energetic Latino guy who has been teaching since he graduated college 8-9 years ago.

    There's a recall petition going around. I can't wait to sign it.
     
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    At last they believe they will be raptured. What excuse do the reggies use?
     
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    More kids need to kill their parents.
     
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    a lot of us have a touch more in common with the nutters of islam than a lot of us would care to admit
     
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    This is like when people think the world is ending so they max out their credit cards. When I was a teen I believed in the rapture and expected to be taken at any moment. Just a crazy fantasy.