New HE blog Where Truth Grows carries a trenchant critique of the York Consultancy research on Home Education.
Here's a snippet:
"What York and the DfES really worry about is 'how the learning of these children could be assessed.' Why should my children's education need to be assessed by people who make no moral or financial contribution to it? All they need to know is that on the balance of probabiliites education is taking place - the details are for the family."