The Home School Court Report
VOLUME XVIII, NUMBER 2
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MARCH / APRIL 2002
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Called to serve: Home schooling families in the military

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"Grazie" from Italy

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Home schoolers say "no" to quarterly reports

On November 21, 2001, Dr. Kenneth J. Grew, superintendent of Foster-Gloucester Public Schools, sent letters to the home school families in his district asking them to forward attendance reports along with the grades for their students on a quarterly basis. Five Home School Legal Defense Association member families contacted us and requested assistance.

Attorney Scott Woodruff promptly informed Dr. Grew that the families would comply with the year-end assessment required under a previous ruling by the commissioner of education, but they would stand firm in the position that quarterly reports of attendance and/or progress are not mandated.

Dr. Grew replied to HSLDA in a letter dated December 19, 2001, stating that "the decision of the home school families not to process progress reports and attendance records on a quarterly basis is acceptable."

We thank God for this speedy and favorable response.

- Scott A. Woodruff