As homeschoolers, we need to be informed about daytime curfews for several reasons.
* Although only a few communities have enacted curfews so far, the number is increasing.
* Curfews undermine everyone’s basic freedoms.
* Our efforts to oppose curfews are much more likely to be effective if we act now, before curfews are proposed in our community, or at least are prepared to act immediately if they are proposed in our community.
* We may be drawn into debates about how curfews can be made less inconvenient for homeschoolers. This shifts the focus away from the serious issues. There are no “good” curfews.
Continue reading Curfews and Homeschoolers by Larry and Susan Kaseman, from the March-April, 1999 issue of Home Education Magazine. Subscribe today and support the magazine that’s been supporting, informing and empowering homeschooling families since 1984. A subscription to HEM makes a great Christmas gift for a friend or family member!