“My Daughters Are Not Going Off to College”: When Homeschooled Girls Are Trapped

14 Oct

Just a sad article, that highlights one of my major concerns with the Christian Homeschooling movement…..

Homeschoolers Anonymous

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HA note: The following is reprinted with permission from Julie Anne Smith’s blog Spiritual Sounding Board. It was originally published on October 12, 2013 with the title “Homeschooled Adult Daughters Held Captive at Home, Prevented from Getting College Education.”

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“There are too many homeschooled girls who need help overcoming the legal obstacles their parents put in their path to a college education. It also bothers me that the leaders of the Christian homeschooling movement preach that young girls shouldn’t get a ‘regular’ education – that they should only be trained in domestic arts and ‘female’ tasks.”

~ Nick Ducote, “Reflections on Malala, Patriarchy, and Homeschool Advocacy”

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In an effort to “raise up a child in the way they should go,” some Christian homeschool parents are essentially kidnapping their daughters, only teaching “homemaking” skills, even denying and preventing them from getting a college education.

The father is involved…

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2 Responses to ““My Daughters Are Not Going Off to College”: When Homeschooled Girls Are Trapped”

  1. Ura Deceiver January 17, 2014 at 3:40 am #

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