Education

21 home educating parents told to return children to school because education was insufficient

The Freedom of Information request data shows that, since 2013/14, at least 21 families – eight in Suffolk and 13 in Norfolk – have been handed orders to send their children back to school. And dozens of notices, 159 across both counties, have been issued by Norfolk and Suffolk county councils, requiring parents to prove their education is sufficient. The figures come as the number of parents choosing to remove their children from school and teach them at home soars. Today, some 1,450 children
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