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regulation out of school settings MPs objections

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Graham Stuart MP praises Cambridgeshire Home Education Department

A recent article in the Local Government Chronicle published just before schools broke up for the summer (subscription required) looks at how local authorities deal with home educating families and holds up Cambridgeshire as a model of good practice. Continue reading

Kent CC new home education policy

On January 28th 2015 Kent County Council Cabinet approved a new elective home education [EHE] policy. The policy can be found here (extract from the Agenda and Reports Pack for the Cabinet meeting on January 28th) Continue reading

Making a connection with your MP

These are some of the outcomes achieved by home educators from talking to their MPs

  • Mass presentation of petitions to parliament
  • Mass lobby of MPs
  • Setting up of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Home Education
  • Parliamentary events on various home education topics
  • Private members debate in parliament
  • MP visiting local groups
  • MP putting forward Early Day Motions in support of home education or against increased regulation
  • MP writing to the Secretary of State for Education on your behalf (it doesn’t matter which political party your MP is, all can do this)
  • Opposition MPs putting your questions to one of the party spokespeople for Education

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