Choose rejects demand to permit on-line education for all Quebec kids

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Quebec moms who wished the choice of on-line education to be out there to all kids in elementary and excessive faculties throughout the COVID-19 pandemic misplaced in court docket on Monday.

Superior Courtroom Choose Chantal Chatelain refused their request.

The Quebec authorities mentioned solely kids with sure medical situations or mother and father in danger might be exempted from going to highschool in particular person.

The moms behind the request wished to maintain their kids at house so they’d not change into contaminated with the virus and go it on to members of their household. They mentioned they wished all mother and father to have the ability to make the selection.

However Choose Chatelain mentioned in the event that they didn’t wish to ship their kids to class, they may do homeschooling, a chance provided always within the legislation.

“They don’t seem to be topic to any restriction from the state, and so they have an choice that respects their worries and their constitutional rights,” the choose wrote within the 48-page resolution.

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