Education | Despite the horrors of the Turpin case, homeschool advocates note child abuse risk factors don’t include learning at home
by Leigh Jones
Posted 1/24/18, 03:05 pm
Homeschooling opponents in California seized on the horrific case of child abuse discovered Jan. 14 in Riverside County to call for more oversight of parents who teach their children at home. But homeschooling advocates say policymakers need to consider one key fact obscured by emotional reactions to the Turpin case: None of the organizations that track child abuse list homeschooling as a risk factor.