This review, by Milton Gaither, popped up on my radar today and I thought that it serves as a quick refresher of the issues of home education in Europe and Germany, especially for those new to understanding the situation. I believe he also raises a valid point questioning whether Islam is playing into the added reticence of authorities towards legalising home education in Germany today.
For those new to the situation in Germany: home educating is (perceived as) illegal.
The common citation for forced school attendance is to protect against parallel societies.
Educating Germany discusses arguments for (and against) legalising home education in Germany.
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