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    Filed at 11:04 am under by dcobranchi

    A chess prodigy in England has been pulled out of the g-schools in order to homeschool. His parents had requested that the 7-year-old be allowed to miss a day per week in order to train. Impossible!

    “It is a very difficult situation. The father is wanting something that is not possible. We have to ensure we are giving Peter every possible opportunity and fulfilling our legal obligations and responsibilities,” she said.

    Parents 1, Edu-crats 0.

    One Response to “CHECKMATE!”

    Comment by
    June 25th, 2003
    at 10:56 pm

    Uh, GIVING him more opportunities by DENYING him opportunities? Hmm…wacky logic to me. Go parents!