Addressing the Superintendent’s Concerns

March 16, 2009 | Posted in Legislation | By

Before we post any more caustic emails or letters from school superintendents who oppose home schooling and support Rep. Cook’s bad home school bill, I want to address some of the common misconceptions and misinformation being espoused in these missives.

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Ft. Smith Superintendent Supports HB 2144, Opposes Home School Rights

March 16, 2009 | Posted in Legislation | By

Today we received a copy of the legislative newsletter published by the Fort Smith School Superintendent, Benny Gooden. The letter makes broad generalizations about Arkansas’ home schoolers, and is intensely supportive of HB 2144, Rep. Cook’s bad home school bill. The letter was sent to legislators last week.

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Revised Talking Points on HB 2144

March 16, 2009 | Posted in Legislation | By

Last past week we’ve emailed you daily updates on the fight that is brewing over HB 2144, Rep. Cook’s bad home school bill. Early on we gave you a list of talking points designed to help you understand the bill as you talk to your Representative about it.

On Friday we revamped some of these talking points to make them clearer and more exhaustive. I’ve included a copy of them below. Please use them as you communicate with your Representative this week.

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