Parents Arrested for Home schooling

Two parents in Montgomery County are accused of improperly home schooling their children.

Forty-seven-year-old Richard Cressy and his wife, 41-year-old Margie Cressy, are charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

The sheriff’s department says the two were home schooling their four children, ages 8 to 14 years old, without the required approval from the school district.

The Cressys were issued appearance tickets to appear in Glen Town Court at a later date.

4 comments to Parents Arrested for Home schooling

  • bgstrong

    These parents were NOT arrested for Home-Schooling their children. They were arrested for not registering to home school their children. We home-schooled two of our three children and had to register but had no problems .

  • Jonathan Ashley

    Why do we have to have government permission to home school our own children? We certainly can't do any worse than federally funded schools.

  • It takes about an hour to get the paper filled out at the school board office, and they are so helpful. If you can't do that, then really…

  • Drift

    Any one here know any legal advice in home schooling in how to get ride
    of the truancy officers. They want to arrest me, take my kids from me
    for home schooling them at home.

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