The notes from EO's meeting with Graham Badman are now on the EO website. One piece of good news emerges: Mr Badman does intend to consult with Paula Rothermel as part of his panel of experts. This is a huge relief, because it was looking as if - apart from EO, who only represents a tiny proportion of HErs - no home educators were going to be involved in this 'expert' discussion about.. home education. At least we know that Paula has experience of elective home education, and has produced useful and valuable research to show that our children are far from disadvantaged by the process.
I still, personally, don't think it's good that in a panel of six experts, only one appears to have had any elective home educating experience, but other people might think differently.
In the light of this, some other home educators have asked me to run a poll here today, to give people the chance to express the extent of their confidence in the review process to date. So here it is: