Home-School Parent in High-Profile Seat
How many children should a person have in public school in order to be qualified to head a state school board?
None, according to Kristin L. Maguire, the mother of four home-schooled children and the chair-elect of the South Carolina board of education, whose recent election to that post has raised some eyebrows in the state.
“I fully recognize that having someone who home-schools their children serve in this capacity is unique, but at the same time it’s very disappointing that so much ink has been devoted to critics who have never met me and are wholly unfamiliar with my work,” she said...
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