Oct 22, 2014
In a conversation this past week with Education Minister Dirks, Mr. Dirks stated his thoughts on education with AHEA’s Government Liaison, Patty Marler.
- Mr. Dirks has stated his strong belief in parental choice and options.
- Mr. Dirks agrees that Section 32 of the Education Act on parental rights is an important component.
- Mr. Dirks believes in a parents right to home educate.
- Mr. Dirks has stated that government exists to serve its citizens.Â
A bio for Education Minister Dirks, is available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Dirks
Mr. Dirks indicated his desire to work with home educators and this first meeting was a positive one.
The outcome of Monday’s by-election will determine if there will be future meetings with Education Minister Dirks.