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    Parents arrested for homeschooling their kids


    GLEN - 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.

      It is illegal to home school without the permission of the state in New York. The government has to sign-off on what you teach your children or you will be arrested and charged with endangering them. It was about the same in Soviet Union. The state owns your kids. They are wards of the state.

    HSLDA has been contacted by the family and we have agreed to take their case. We will be working with our local New York counsel to provide the best defense possible.

    Wow. We can't do anything in this country anymore without going to jail for it. Whats next do I need to register how many times I use the bathroom? Oh no wait thats not right it is our "carbon footprint" that is the next one. We will be required to prove how much we breathe and how much carbonDioxide is released as a result of such breathing and then we will have to pay taxes on it. This country is a joke anymore. I am ashamed of America. A empty shell of what it once was and stood for.

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