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The District is used to controversies over education policy. But a debate about homeschooling has sparked one of the most contentious education disputes the city has seen in a long time. School board members are preparing to vote on new homeschooling regulations next week, and they’re getting thousands of e-mails from parents around the country trying to sway those votes. Join Kojo as we explore the politics of homeschooling.
- Deborah Gist State Superintendent of Education, District of Columbia
- Michael Donnelly Staff Counsel, Home School Legal Defense Association
- Sekou Biddle District 2 representative (Wards 3 & 4), D.C. State Board of Education
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