The parents of 10 children are being investigated by a social worker amid claims that they’re raising “unsocialized homeschoolers.” “The specific allegation of ‘unsocialized homeschoolers’ is uncommon,” said Michael Donnelly, staff attorney with the Home School Legal Defense Association, to The Christian Post Thursday. “The specific allegation of ‘unsocialized homeschoolers’ is uncommon,” said Michael Donnelly, staff attorney with the Home School Legal Defense Association, to The Christian Post Thursday.

“However, it is not that uncommon for social services investigators and public school officials to express concerns about socialization in connection with children being homeschooled.” In a column on the HSLDA website, Donnelly wrote Monday that the homeschooling mother of 10 named Amy called him about the social worker’s visit to investigate the accusations that her children aren’t socializing enough with other people. “I advised Amy to contact the social worker and tell her that, under state law, lack of socialization is not a legitimate cause for allegations of abuse or neglect,” wrote Donnelly. “Amy told me that if it hadn’t been for our rapid response in returning her call, she would have been very nervous about the situation.” FULL REPORT