In its defense of an Ohio mother convicted over homeschooling, the Home School Legal Defense Association is charging a state “bureaucracy gone awry” is responsible for the hell she suffered. Last September a common pleas judge in Warren County, Ohio, imposed a guilty verdict on Valerie Bradley for being “criminally reckless” in her son’s education, according

to Jim Mason, vice president of litigation for the world’s premiere homeschooling advocates. She was convicted even as a state official praised her for her success, evidenced by her son’s high academic achievement. But the fight really is over the state’s “red tape,” HSLDA contends, as state officials penalized the mother for missing a non-existent deadline. READ MORE