Truancy crackdown ‘Operation Round Up’ hunts homeschoolers

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Michael F. Haverluck (OneNewsNow.com)

Homeschool students in Florida’s Jackson County are being hunted down in a countywide initiative called “Operation Round Up,” which was launched by local school board officials to enroll more children in pubic schools.

After watching a television interview featuring the Jackson County School Board’s director of student services – who called on the community to report any suspected truant students to her – one homeschool family sought legal advice out of fear that the public school was aggressively and specifically targeting homeschool students.

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