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Home schooling group opposes bill sponsored by State Senator Cafaro

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A bill sponsored by State Senator Capri Cafaro is being called unfair to Ohio families wishing to home school their children.

Senate Bill 248 was inspired by the death of Struthers 14-year-old Teddy Foltz who was murdered by his mother's boyfriend.

The bill would put a protocol in place to assess whether a child should be allowed to change from traditional school to home schooling.

The Home School Legal Defense Association has issued a statement saying the proposed law does not actually address the problems that led to Teddy's death and instead unfairly targets homeschooling.

The group is asking Senator Cafaro to withdraw the bill.

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