For starters, read Ann's blog post which gives the history and context for the current consultation on elective home education guidelines. There is the vivid personal testimony too: the story of how the autonomous approach succeeded triumphantly where the schooling approach had failed. (Am not weeping again, Ann. Oh blast, Ok, I am.)
Zara explains via Sometimes it's Peaceful just why monitoring by the state would be so damaging for her education.
Then have a peek at Pete's annotated, rejigged guidelines. He has updated and made them more legal.
The report from the Norwich Home Educators Campaign Meeting, which includes a basic crib sheet for responses to the consultation.
Here is a Home Educator's response to the consultation which puts the case against state intrusion.
A response from home educators in Brighton and Hove, which came in as the 501st to the DCSF.
EO's version of the guidelines - a great improvement on the original!
31.07.07: 759 responses in.
The consultation ends TODAY. Tuesday 31st July). Get those responses in NOW.