Many Tulsans Choose Home School Over Public – KTUL


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Many Tulsans Choose Home School Over Public
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Hundreds of families in Tulsa are choosing to home school their children instead of sending them to public schools. Lindsay Elliot and her husband were both home schooled. Now they've decided to keep the tradition going with their three daughters, ages

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Virginia Senate Passes ‘Tebow Bill’ To Allow Homeschoolers – Breitbart News


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Virginia Senate Passes 'Tebow Bill' To Allow Homeschoolers
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On Tuesday the Virginia state Senate passed what is dubbed the “Tebow Bill,” a measure that would allow homeschooled children to participate in interscholastic sports in public schools. The bill is named after former NFL player Tim Tebow, who was …

Senate Bill Could Help Pay for Home School, Private Education – KTUL


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Senate Bill Could Help Pay for Home School, Private Education
KTUL
A proposed state senate bill that would allow parents to use state funds to pay for a home schooled or private education is gaining lots of attention in Tulsa. Senate Bill 609, if passed, would allow parents to receive up to 80 percent of state funds

Kentucky to Monitor High School Students Leaving for Homeschooling – iSchoolGuide


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Kentucky to Monitor High School Students Leaving for Homeschooling
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Education officials in Kentucky announced their plan to start monitoring high school students who leave public schools for homeschooling to ensure they are not dropping out, Kristin Decarr of Education News reported. Local school boards statewide

Faithful College Leaders Agree, Homeschooling Leads to Success at Catholic … – The Cardinal Newman Society


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Faithful College Leaders Agree, Homeschooling Leads to Success at Catholic
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Homeschooled students tend to achieve a high degree of academic success in college, and often outperform their peers, argue several administrators from faithful Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide. The experience of these …

The Troubling Push to Deregulate Homeschooling – Religion & Politics


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The Troubling Push to Deregulate Homeschooling
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When my mother pulled me out of kindergarten to homeschool, it wasn't a religious choice. We were an average Christian family, casually attending a non-denominational church. I was a shy child, overwhelmed by the boisterous atmosphere of my school and …

The Rise of Homeschooling Among Black Families – The Atlantic


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The Rise of Homeschooling Among Black Families
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And while white homeschooling families traditionally cite religious or moral disagreements with public schools in their decision to pull them out of traditional classroom settings, studies indicate black families are more likely to cite the culture of

Connecticut Board Recommends Homeschooled Special Needs Children Be … – Christian News Network


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Connecticut Board Recommends Homeschooled Special Needs Children Be
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Homeschool 3 pd HARTFORD, Conn. – Homeschooling organizations continue to express opposition to plans by the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission to monitor certain homeschoolers to prevent future acts of violence such as occurred in 2012 during the …

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From home school to a hoops hotbed, Tar Heels’ Justin Jackson finding his way – Fayetteville Observer


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From home school to a hoops hotbed, Tar Heels' Justin Jackson finding his way
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"Home schooling is not for everyone. It's not for every kid because it does take a lot of discipline. You could make yourself have a lot of free time if you're not disciplined and take care of your school work, but Justin made that a little easier. He

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Study Finds Homeschooled Millennials Less Likely to Leave Faith Than Public … – Christian Daily


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Study Finds Homeschooled Millennials Less Likely to Leave Faith Than Public
Christian Daily
Young adults who were homeschooled are less likely to leave their faith than those who went to public or private schools, according to a recent study by Generations with Vision and the National Home Education Research Institute. The Gen2 study, titled

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Shots not required for South Dakota home-schooled kids – KSFY


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Shots not required for South Dakota home-schooled kids
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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota is one of 25 states which gives parents who home school their kids, the choice to vaccinate. One Sioux Falls family had a change of heart about getting shots for their kids. The Ott family didn't always vaccinate but they now …

Mississippi Legislature kills home school sports proposal – The State


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Mississippi Legislature kills home school sports proposal
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Hob Bryan, D-Amory, asked Fillingane whether home-schooled students participating in public school activities would have to meet the same academic standards as the public-school students. Fillingane said they would not. He said home-schooled students' …
Mississippi Senate Rejects 'Tim Tebow Act' Allowing Homeschoolers to Play Christian News Network

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Homeschooler Can’t Prove She’s American – Daily Beast


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Homeschooler Can't Prove She's American
Daily Beast
Early on in the video, Alecia tells us that she was homeschooled. Which, despite her mother's claims about the video's facts being false, is indeed true. In fact, James and Lisa are influential leaders in Texas's home education network. But according
Teenager has no legal record of her own existenceMinot Daily News (blog)
Grandfather of Alecia Pennington reveals her dramatic storyDaily Mail

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Connecticut commission recommends homeschooling restrictions – World Magazine


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Connecticut commission recommends homeschooling restrictions
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A Connecticut task force formed after the Newtown shooting is recommending a new policy that would allow the state to keep a close eye on homeschoolers and mandate certain instruction for parents opting students out of public school special education …
New Date for Submittal of Annual Notice of IntentHome School Legal Defense Association

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Teen-Parent Relationship, Homeschooling Positively Influence Christian Growth … – Gospel Herald

Teen-Parent Relationship, Homeschooling Positively Influence Christian Growth
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A new study has found that Millennials who experience strong relationships with their parents, attend church throughout the childhood, and are homeschooled have an increased likelihood of carrying both their Christianity and church attendance into …

Education starts at home: Home schooling the preferred option for some … – Dickinson Press


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Education starts at home: Home schooling the preferred option for some
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The Wentz family has been home schooling their children off and on for 11 years — ever since their daughter, Elizabeth, was in kindergarten. She now is a junior at Dickinson High School. Nine-year-old twins, Kenny and Harry, are in their second year

Iowa House Democrats File Anti-Homeschooling Measure – Caffeinated Thoughts


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Iowa House Democrats File Anti-Homeschooling Measure
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Parents who homeschool can still do so through Competent Private Instruction, and by doing so they are able to utilize the parent-taught drivers education law that was also passed in 2013. Some homeschool parents also dual-enroll their children in

Homeschooling dad yanks his own civics test bill – OneNewsNow

Homeschooling dad yanks his own civics test bill
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In late January, the Home School Legal Defense Association came out in opposition to a South Dakota bill that would have required students to pass a civics test to graduate. Now the sponsor, himself a homeschooling dad, has withdrawn the legislation.