Homeschool provision clears school board, 3-2 – Syracuse Journal-Democrat

Homeschool provision clears school board, 3-2
Syracuse Journal-Democrat
In a vote of 3-2, the Syracuse School Board approved the policy change that will allow homeschool students to participate in extracurricular activities. The policy change will allow part-time students who take at least one class at the school to

School Board Talks Student Progression Plan Language Changes on Testing, Homeschooling, Recess – The Bradenton Times

School Board Talks Student Progression Plan Language Changes on Testing, Homeschooling, Recess
The Bradenton Times
For homeschooling, language was added stating that students transferring to the district from homeschooling "must have documentation to verify academic activity." The language was re-revised from the original edit found in the SPS document presented in …

Boston homeschooling parents fumed over “unprofessional, intimidating” letter – NewBostonPost (blog)


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Boston homeschooling parents fumed over “unprofessional, intimidating” letter
NewBostonPost (blog)
“Per order of Freddie Fuentes the Director of Educational Options, he is requiring all homeschooled students take the IOWA Standardized test for your end of the year assessment,” Escobar-Diaz wrote. “THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS!!! “I have provided …

Homeschooled Ryan Beard Becomes A “Ladies Man” on America’s Got Talent – 2paragraphs.com


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Homeschooled Ryan Beard Becomes A “Ladies Man” on America's Got Talent
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Ryan Beard is the 18-year-old singer from Kansas City who's competing on Season 11 of America's Got Talent. Before his audition, he tells the judges that he was homeschooled. "It wasn't my choice," says Beard. And then he admits he's never had a
Homeschooled Singer Charms Everyone on America's Got Talent 2016 (VIDEO)Rickey.org
'America's Got Talent' Week 5 Live Blog: Who's Wowing The Judges This Week?Hollywood Life (blog)

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How Today’s Homeschoolers are Doing on the SAT – Home School Legal Defense Association

How Today's Homeschoolers are Doing on the SAT
Home School Legal Defense Association
Are homeschooled students academically competitive with their peers in brick-and-mortar schools? For the first time in several years, families will have a clearer answer to this question, thanks to recent findings by the National Home Education

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How Today’s Homeschoolers are Doing on the SAT – Home School Legal Defense Association

How Today's Homeschoolers are Doing on the SAT
Home School Legal Defense Association
Are homeschooled students academically competitive with their peers in brick-and-mortar schools? For the first time in several years, families will have a clearer answer to this question, thanks to recent findings by the National Home Education

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Homeschool Stock Rises on Wall Street – Home School Legal Defense Association

Homeschool Stock Rises on Wall Street
Home School Legal Defense Association
A California homeschooling family wanted to get their high school students a discounted subscription to the Wall Street Journal. But the Journal informed the family that homeschooled students were only eligible for the educational rates if they

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Homeschooled Kids Waiting to be Raptured Still Don’t Have To Learn Anything, Texas Supreme Court Rules – Gawker


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Homeschooled Kids Waiting to be Raptured Still Don't Have To Learn Anything, Texas Supreme Court Rules
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The all-Republican Texas Supreme Court made a 6-3 ruling on technical grounds in favor of Laura and Michael McIntyre who have stopped teaching their homeschooled children because Jesus is coming back soon, so what's the point, the AP reports.
Homeschooled Children Not Being Taught in Texas While Waiting For Rapture, Court Sides With FamilyParent Herald

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How Today’s Homeschoolers are Doing on the SAT – Home School Legal Defense Association


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How Today's Homeschoolers are Doing on the SAT
Home School Legal Defense Association
Are homeschooled students academically competitive with their peers in brick-and-mortar schools? For the first time in several years, families will have a clearer answer to this question, thanks to recent findings by the National Home Education
Homeschooled doesn't mean “socially inept” – Editor's ColumnNorth Lake News Register

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How Today’s Homeschoolers are Doing on the SAT – Home School Legal Defense Association

How Today's Homeschoolers are Doing on the SAT
Home School Legal Defense Association
Are homeschooled students academically competitive with their peers in brick-and-mortar schools? For the first time in several years, families will have a clearer answer to this question, thanks to recent findings by the National Home Education

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Homeschooled Children Not Being Taught in Texas While Waiting For Rapture, Court Sides With Family – Parent Herald


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Homeschooled Children Not Being Taught in Texas While Waiting For Rapture, Court Sides With Family
Parent Herald
A Texas court has has sided with a family that has not been teaching its homeschooled children while waiting for the rapture. (Photo : David Ramos/Getty Images). The Texas Supreme Court has decided in favor of a family who was not teaching its …

Alberta education roots out ineligible families reimbursed for homeschooling – MetroNews Canada


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Alberta education roots out ineligible families reimbursed for homeschooling
MetroNews Canada
The Ministry said it found school authorities operating online or regular programs were reimbursing parents, when only the cost of instructional materials can be reimbursed to parents who are solely home-schooling their kids because they aren't using

Homeschool Stock Rises on Wall Street – Home School Legal Defense Association

Homeschool Stock Rises on Wall Street
Home School Legal Defense Association
A California homeschooling family wanted to get their high school students a discounted subscription to the Wall Street Journal. But the Journal informed the family that homeschooled students were only eligible for the educational rates if they

Your home-schooled child can be taught by an MIT, Georgia Tech grad – Atlanta Journal Constitution


Atlanta Journal Constitution
Your home-schooled child can be taught by an MIT, Georgia Tech grad
Atlanta Journal Constitution
What would make a highly successful chemical engineer at an industry-leading company like Kimberly-Clark quit her job to help home-schooled kids? Nothing short of a passion for teaching. Angela Paul, the chief operating officer of Math Plus Educational …

Texas Supreme Court Permits Homeschooling Parents To Continue Being Sh*theads – Wonkette (satire) (blog)

Texas Supreme Court Permits Homeschooling Parents To Continue Being Sh*theads
Wonkette (satire) (blog)
No, what the (all-Republican!) Texas Supreme Court decided was that homeschooling parents aren't under any obligation to teach their poor sad spawn much of anything as long as they have a sincere religious belief that Jesus is coming, and he's gonna

RABBLE ROUSER: Policy excludes homeschoolers – Cherry Hill Courier Post


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RABBLE ROUSER: Policy excludes homeschoolers
Cherry Hill Courier Post
In America, a homeschooler can be a leader of the Human Genome Project (Francis Collins), a famous singer (Taylor Swift), a civil rights leader (Susan B. Anthony), a general (George Patton) or president of the United States (George Washington and

‘She Didn’t Say Vagina’: Sex Ed in Fundamentalist Christian Homeschool – VICE

'She Didn't Say Vagina': Sex Ed in Fundamentalist Christian Homeschool
VICE
Parents who homeschool their children are not required to follow any curricula, which can make lesson plans for sex ed particularly fraught. Girls raised in fundamentalist Christian homes are especially vulnerable, often taught to consider their bodies

Great value in private schools, home schooling – Lethbridge Herald

Great value in private schools, home schooling
Lethbridge Herald
Barbara Silva is shortsighted to overlook the value of private schools and home schooling. Certainly, we need to ensure students educated in this way meet academic standards in math, language skills and basic social studies knowledge, but the fact is

Court: Home schooling parents can sue school districts – MyStatesman.com


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Court: Home schooling parents can sue school districts
MyStatesman.com
Over the last 20 years, home schooling families in Texas have enjoyed relative flexibility in what and how they teach their children, largely due to intentionally vague state laws. The Texas Education Agency has requirements for what students should