February 14, 2004

Parents Give Up More Control... In yet another step for schools to "protect" themselves from "frivolous lawsuits" they are asking parents to sign far reaching liability waivers - absolving the schools of any responsibility. Not only do these waivers free the schools from any responsibility, they prevent parents from taking the school district to court and apply to ALL activities a child participates in for the ENTIRETY of their attendance at the school. Parents need to pay attention to what they are signing away. It used to be a joke that you were signing away your firstborn - one begins to wonder if we are growing ever closer to this through subtle steps like this one. Homeschooling parents can breath another sigh of relief. Read more at Parents balk on student waivers.


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