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    Filed at 9:24 pm under by dcobranchi

    I just love officious truancy cops. This one is a smarmy as they get.

    “I have to take the parents to Justice Court and they are very understanding and eager to help,” said Harbin. According to Harbin the parent or guardian can be fined up to $1,000 and/or a year in jail if they are found guilty. In some extreme cases some have even been sent to prison said Harbin.

    “Some kids just need a push,” said Harbin. “Some of these parents just don’t care about their kid’s education. The kids that I have the most problems out of I find are not prepared. They are not given what they need to succeed.”

    But, what really gets my goat is this closing graf:

    Parents who home school their children are required to submit a certificate of enrollment and a curriculum to Harbin by September 1.

    According to HSLDA, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. Parents have until Sept. 15th to file a “simple description” of their homeschool program.

    One Response to “MUST CONTROL FISTS OF DEATH!”

    Comment by
    July 28th, 2004
    at 5:14 pm

    I’d be very, very, understanding of the situation, if I had to pay a $1000.00 and/or a year in jail. (Not)

    Aw…once again I read that the blame is put on the parents. The schools don’t get it; they are the problem.

    I skipped school and it was not my parent’s fault. School was boring; it was the same thing, day after day, year after year. Nothing changed but the teachers, and it seemed they were all tired of their jobs and could barely make it through the day.

    When my boys were in the system, they had the same teachers, years apart. I volunteered in the classrooms; the teachers used the same teaching methods, even the same jokes, which they had done a few years earlier.