Who owns your kids?, pt 2

Eugene Volokh sheds light on some truly absurd goings on in New York City- a motivated, scholastic, and apparently highly intelligent young woman has skipped high school and gone straight to college, earning her associate's degree and is on her way to a bachelors, but the state law is that children must go to government school until age 16, and cannot get a GED until 17- and she is 15.

What is worse is that her father is currently "being investigated by child protective services for alleged educational neglect -- for letting his daughter go to college."

For the crime of educating his daughter and bypassing the (by accounts) horrible City public school system, he's getting harassed by the state. The state just hates it when you leave the plantation....

Who owns your kids?

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