An American child who has been educated at home by her Christian mother has been ordered to attend a Government-run school so she can learn about other belief systems.
The court conceded that the New Hampshire ten-year-old is bright, sociable and academically advanced for her age, but decided she should no longer be home-schooled.
The reason, says her mother’s attorney, is simply that the girl’s “religious beliefs are a bit too sincerely held” and need to be “mixed among other worldviews”.
“This is a step too far for any court to take”, the attorney said.
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