For now, though, homeschooling parents have all the influence.
Sometimes in the wake of a homeschooling death, there will be official calls for reform.
Indeed, one Florida homeschooling organization still touts that victory on its website.
In other families, though, the abuse and the homeschooling stem from the same rigid religious ideology.
“homeschooling enables parents to isolate children,” Coleman says.
In fact, any teenager who wants to make it to 20 without starring on Teen Mom should probably just opt for homeschooling.
“I wish the homeschooling community admitted that abuse happens a lot,” says Duvall.