Please pray for these families and for HSLDA that they will be successful in their defense.
Parents Face Jail Time for Missing Deadline
Late Paperwork Equated to Creating Delinquents
by Peter Kamakawiwoole (February 2, 2016)
Each summer, HSLDA fields hundreds of contacts from homeschooling families who are navigating their state’s notice requirements for the very first time. Even when a family may have missed a key filing deadline these situations can often be quickly corrected. And usually, if the family resolves the issue promptly, state officials rarely pursue further action—like criminal prosecution—against the parents.
Unless you happen to live in Ohio.
This past month, two Ohio families from two separate school districts contacted HSLDA after they were served with criminal complaints with similar facts.
And under the charges they face, these families could be fined tens of thousands of dollars and be sent to jail for more than a decade.
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