It took a six-month, behind-the-scenes herculean effort to save Drake Pardo from the CPS system.
About Jeremy NewmanJeremy Newman became Director of Public Policy for THSC in Fall 2013. Jeremy is a home school graduate and was homeschooled from an early age when his family moved to Texas from California. The third of six children, Jeremy now lives with his wife, Addi, and his two sons, Wyatt and Declan, in Dallas. Jeremy got his Juris Doctorate degree from Oak Brook College of Law and he currently teaches Lincoln-Douglas debate in the NCFCA, a national home school speech and debate league.
The one-sided, patently unconstitutional gag order on the Pardo family is salt in the wound that the family has suffered from Child Protective Services (CPS) and the family court system.
Children’s Medical Center Dallas (Children’s) requested a meeting with the Pardo family and Child Protective Services (CPS) earlier this week. This request followed Children’s recent filing of a CPS report which resulted in [...]
After five days of forced and illegal separation from their four-year-old son Drake, Ashley and Daniel Pardo were given the chance to meet with him briefly during a visit on Tuesday. Drake, a medically fragile, [...]
Contact Chris Branson for question: email@example.com 832-794-3338 On June 20, Child Protective Services (CPS) illegally removed Drake Pardo (age four) from his family, alleging an “emergency” despite having delayed for nearly two weeks since [...]
Help #BringDrakeHome Drake Pardo (age four) was illegally taken from his family by Child Protective Services (CPS) on June 20. The Pardos are a homeschool THSC member family. THSC attorney Chris Branson is now representing [...]
Yesterday evening, June 20, 2019, Drake Pardo (4) was illegally removed from his parents and two siblings based on claims by Child Protective Services (CPS) that there was an “emergency” which required immediate removal from [...]
In past legislative sessions, THSC has fought tooth and nail to pass reforms for homeschoolers and Texas families. This year, the powers that be promised that things would be better. Instead, [...]
The deadline to file legislation has passed. Despite the big talk from the Texas media and advocacy groups, no bills coming after homeschoolers were filed.
Do we still believe that families know best and should be able to make their own decisions?