Government Returns Custody of Homeschooled Children to Their Parents Dirk … – Crossmap (blog)


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Government Returns Custody of Homeschooled Children to Their Parents Dirk
Crossmap (blog)
Over a year after German police raided their home and seized their children, the parents of four homeschoolers have regained legal custody of their children, but remain concerned about the criminal ramifications surrounding the right to homeschool.

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Homeschool Family Referred to District Attorney – Home School Legal Defense Association

Homeschool Family Referred to District Attorney
Home School Legal Defense Association
In February, a Kansas City family sent a letter withdrawing their son from public school, filed with the state department of education as a private school, and began homeschooling. In May, the family received a letter from the public school telling
Missouri Public School Thwarted From Filing Bogus Charges Against Washington Free Beacon

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Ann Haney: Home school: Mentality behind mission – Lebanon Democrat


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Ann Haney: Home school: Mentality behind mission
Lebanon Democrat
With the flexibility of educational materials homeschoolers have a great opportunity to choose materials that target their children's learning style while staying within the state-required subject guidelines. Parents always have the same concern yearly

3 Ways Homeschoolers Socialize Differently than School Kids – Patheos (blog)

3 Ways Homeschoolers Socialize Differently than School Kids
Patheos (blog)
I've been in the depths of back-to-school preparation on multiple fronts, and I'm continually astonished that people still bring up the old “socialization” thing with respect to homeschooling. So let's be blunt: Homeschoolers do not socialize the way

German Homeschoolers Win Custody of Their Kids, But Court Still Calls it Abuse … – Christian Post


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German Homeschoolers Win Custody of Their Kids, But Court Still Calls it Abuse
Christian Post
The court said taking the children away was not proportionate, but only because the authorities should instead impose heavy fines and proceed with criminal prosecution. "This decision upholds the absurd idea that homeschooling is child endangerment and …
German Government Returns Custody of Homeschooled Children to Their ParentsChristian News Network

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Families take a DIY approach to homeschooling and find a community of support – Appleton Post Crescent

Families take a DIY approach to homeschooling and find a community of support
Appleton Post Crescent
As mom to five boys — Tommy, 14, Jacob, 12, Carsten, 9, Grayson, 6, and Charlie, 2 — she said she and husband Thomas observed that certain parts of her children's academic life could benefit from homeschooling. While she gave the concept a thought …

Homeschool Advocate Michael Farris Responds to Sex Scandals of … – Christian Post


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Homeschool Advocate Michael Farris Responds to Sex Scandals of
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In an article posted to the HSLDA website, and which will appear in a publication that goes to members called Home School Court Report, HSLDA Chairman Michael Farris apologized on behalf of himself, HSLDA President Michael Smith and the HSLDA …
Homeschool leader disavows 'patriarchy'World Magazine
Christian leader denounces Duggar family's patriarchal movement as 'truly Raw Story
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Homeschooling: When Going Back To School Means Staying At Home – Montpelier Bridge


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Homeschooling: When Going Back To School Means Staying At Home
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According to Rebecca Yahm of Open Path Homeschooling Resources—who, while also a home-school consultant, home-schools her own seven-year-old daughter—educating one's children at home is a growing trend locally and nationwide for a variety of …

Missouri Public School Thwarted From Filing Bogus Charges Against … – Washington Free Beacon

Missouri Public School Thwarted From Filing Bogus Charges Against
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The Home School Legal Defense Association foiled a Kansas City public school's attempt to issue a former student spurious truancy charges when his parents turned to homeschooling. In some states, parents who choose to homeschool must go through …
Homeschool Family Referred to District AttorneyHome School Legal Defense Association

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Like public school families, homeschoolers also prep for year – Kotatv


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Like public school families, homeschoolers also prep for year
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Those who home school their children are getting ready also. Kristen Wood, mother of four boys, is beginning her fifth year of home schooling her kids, "Their education is the most important to us right now," said Wood. "We've been preparing since last

Letter: Writer’s anti-homeschool prejudice is clear – HollandSentinel.com

Letter: Writer's anti-homeschool prejudice is clear
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As for her speculations about possible neglect and abuse among homeschoolers, there are truancy laws on the books to deal with the rare occurrence in the homeschool community. I am not aware that public schools have eradicated neglect and abuse …

Homeschool leader disavows ‘patriarchy’ – World Magazine

Homeschool leader disavows 'patriarchy'
World Magazine
Longtime homeschool attorney and advocate Michael P. Farris, who founded the Home School Legal Defense Association in 1983 and founded Patrick Henry College in 2000, issued a public statement Wednesday distancing himself from “patriarchy.

WND Exclusive: Homeschoolers defeat cops with battering ram – WND.com

WND Exclusive: Homeschoolers defeat cops with battering ram
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Word of the dramatic developments in the long-running fight the family has had with the government there over its mandatory public school requirement comes from officials with the Home School Legal Defense Association, the world's premiere homeschool …

From home school to Oklahoma’s backup linebacker – Tulsa World (blog)

OU Sports: Meet Caleb Gastelum: From home school to Oklahoma’s backup
Tulsa World (blog)
Oklahoma’s backup inside linebacker has no athletic scholarship and was home-schooled his entire high school career while growing up in Claremore. He is best known for recovering a deflected kickoff to seal Oklahoma’s Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama.

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Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fighting Standards That Don’t … – ThinkProgress


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Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fighting Standards That Don't
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Homeschoolers are not actually covered by the educational standards. Still, the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) has spent tens of thousands of dollars in opposition to the Core State Standards Initiative, including federal lobbying, …
Back to School | HSLDA responds to policy recommendations from a group World Magazine
Navy Takes Homeschool Grad After HSLDA IntervenesHome School Legal Defense Association
Homeschooled children test at least one grade level ahead of public schooled The Raw Food World News

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Back to Homeschool In Big Country – Big Country Homepage


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Back to Homeschool In Big Country
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"Well I would just say you have to do what works for your family," said Keri Sanders. Sanders is a mom whom, along with her husband J, decided they wanted to home school their kids. "We don't necessarily advocate that this is the best way to school

Letter: Homeschooling deprives children – HollandSentinel.com

Letter: Homeschooling deprives children
HollandSentinel.com
The one sentence at the end of the school paragraph that allows for home school states that a certain curriculum must be followed, and a variety of subjects are listed. The big problem in Michigan is that there is no oversight. No one makes sure that

Homeschooling | HSLDA responds to policy recommendations from a group … – World Magazine


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Homeschooling | HSLDA responds to policy recommendations from a group
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Together with Rachel Lazerus, a CHRE staff member, they wrote a set of homeschool policy recommendations for lawmakers, intended to “protect homeschooled children and youth from falling through the cracks if their parents or guardians are unable or …