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March 18, 2002
East Providence School Department v. Mr. & Mrs. A, et al
Four families denied the right to home school

Filed: October 11, 2001, Providence County

Nature of Case: The local public school district voted to deny acknowledgement of four families' home school programs. In each case, the Director of Elementary Education stated the denial is because of "an incomplete application process."

Status: Before a hearing could be held, the East Providence School Committee voted on March 7, 2002, to accept the families' notices of intent "as is."

Last Updated: March 18, 2002.