As I was composing an email to the 3 contacts in the earlier post in support of the Gorber family, I also thought to cc it to the regional educational authority. After all they are the ones who are at liberty to reinterpret the Federal Basic law at the Laender level -remember, any one region may write their own education laws and therefore exemptions to it!!
So here is the contact for Baden-Wuerttemberg:
Dr. Margret Ruep,
A lovely photo of her here!
So if you have already flicked off an email would you quickly now forward it to Dr Ruep please. Thanks folks!
Dana, of Principled Discovery will be featuring Rina on her new online radio show, Monday 1 PM CST over on BlogTalkRadio
If you pop over there now, the page offers a reminder service to let you know when the show is about to start!
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