The petition is still open but the threshold of 100,000 signatures has been reached. Way to go everyone!
We now have to hope that the White House gives more than lip service to their position and response. It's not just the Romeike's that are relying on confirmation that they are allowed to stay in the USA.
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.
We report on human rights violations; provide translations of media articles, interviews, court hearings and personal stories into English; and suggest practical ways people, internationally, can lobby for change and support those who long for freedom of education.