From the HSLDA E-lert Service:


10/15/2012 11:36:21 AM
Mike Donnelly--HSLDA
Mendon-Upton School Committee Meeting to Review Homeschool Policy

From the HSLDA E-lert Service...

Mendon-Upton School Committee Meeting to Review Homeschool Policy

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,

The policy subcommittee of the Mendon-Upton Regional School District
is meeting this evening, October 15, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. to review
comments submitted by homeschoolers concerning the district's new
homeschool policy.

On May 7 the Mendon-Upton School Committee revised their homeschool
policy to include several new unlawful and burdensome requirements.
The policy includes requirements to match standards for public
schools, use district-approved notification forms, and coordinate
meetings with an administrator who will supervise homeschool programs.
It also insists that no changes may be made to a homeschool program
without prior approval of the school committee or superintendent.
This policy goes far beyond what Massachusetts homeschool law allows.

I have been corresponding with the school district over the summer in
regard to this policy. Along with many homeschoolers in the district
who have expressed their concern, I submitted comments on the policy
to the school district. You can read my formal comments

The committee meeting is open to the public for questions and
comments. If you homeschool your children in Mendon-Upton District or
a district nearby, please consider attending. Your attendance will
show support for our cause and encourage the school committee to make
positive changes. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the
Superintendent's Conference Room at Miscoe Hill School, 148 North
Avenue, Mendon, MA 01756.

Very truly yours,

Michael P. Donnelly, Esq.
HSLDA Staff Attorney

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