News & Views - Aug,
1998 Issue #53
DAVID VAN BLARIGAN
Last year, David Van Blarigan, from Alameda County in California, was enrolled
by his parents in Tranquility Bay, a school in Jamacia. The County Prosecutor went to Court to force the parents to bring David back
to California, but was over-ruled by the Judge in January. The story became a national story, with a nationwide debate over parent
rights and responsibilities and the effectiveness and appropriateness of boarding schools for children making poor decisions. Woodbury
Reports Online will chronicle this ongoing issue, including statements by David, his parents and other contributors to this debate.
Go to the StrugglingTeens.com News & Views section.
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