To Home School or Not to Home School, and What Are the Alternatives? – Huffington Post (blog)

To Home School or Not to Home School, and What Are the Alternatives?
Huffington Post (blog)
Why school? Why teach? Why educate? For me, there are three goals; everything else is secondary. Self-actualization. We want our children to have agency and autonomy, to be able to chart their path in the real world, to have reliable internal controls.

‘Class Dismissed,’ documentary about homeschooling, to screen at Valley … – The Oregonian – OregonLive.com

'Class Dismissed,' documentary about homeschooling, to screen at Valley
The Oregonian – OregonLive.com
"Even if you don't want to consider homeschooling at all, there's still a lot of things that any parent would get something out of this," he added. For example, he said, "most teachers and parents don't realize that schools as we know them have only

Homeschool students use imaginations in Eagle Rock – Cassville Democrat


Cassville Democrat
Homeschool students use imaginations in Eagle Rock
Cassville Democrat
Janette Coneby, of Granby, teaches Haven Eardley, 11, of Grandview, how to design a cake pop Thursday at a class in the Eagle Rock Branch Library's homeschool enrichment program. Coneby showed the 10 participants how to decorate cookies and cakes …

Public School Wants Homeschoolers Back – Home School Legal Defense Association

Public School Wants Homeschoolers Back
Home School Legal Defense Association
The homeschooling community in Ritchie County has grown fast, and officials concerned with funding impacts have apparently ordered a campaign to persuade parents to put their kids back in public school. Ed Toman, Ritchie County superintendent of …

Kids React to Common Core: ‘Mommy, Please Home-School Me’ – Reason (blog)

Kids React to Common Core: 'Mommy, Please Home-School Me'
Reason (blog)
… are languishing under Core-aligned instruction and standardized testing. One parent reported that her third-grade son comes home from school every day thinking he is stupid because he can't pass his tests. "Mommy, please home-school me," he begged, …

CPS Worker Needs Homeschool Education – Home School Legal Defense Association

CPS Worker Needs Homeschool Education
Home School Legal Defense Association
Home School Legal Defense Association assisted a member family at the beginning of this school year when they were investigated by the Dillon County Department of Social Services because of a report that their children were not attending school.

Behold: Here Are the Two Worst Arguments Against Homeschooling – TheBlaze.com

Behold: Here Are the Two Worst Arguments Against Homeschooling
TheBlaze.com
What I can't reconcile myself with is your vitriol and hatred for public education and your insistence on peddling “homeschooling” like it's somehow the answers to all of our problems. I worked in public education for many years so it's hard for me to

Monterey homeschoolers stay connected at the library – Cookeville Herald Citizen

Monterey homeschoolers stay connected at the library
Cookeville Herald Citizen
Volunteer firefighter Marshall Cox of the Putnam County Fire Department talks with Monterey homeschool students during “Homeschool Hangout” at the Monterey library. The group meets every second and fourth Friday of the month at 11 a.m. at the library, …

Ultimate Spelling Support Homeschooling Parents Who Promote Family Culture … – Consumer Electronics Net

Ultimate Spelling Support Homeschooling Parents Who Promote Family Culture
Consumer Electronics Net
Homeschooling is a growing trend in the US as more parents want to create deep, meaningful bonds with their children and increase the amount of time parents and children spend together, as Cathy Wentz's Article in The Spectrum stated. Many people …

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Home-schoolers convert an old school into a home – The Detroit News


The Detroit News
Home-schoolers convert an old school into a home
The Detroit News
Home schooling her four children in her Oxford Township home years ago, Lynn Grabenstein says it wasn't uncommon for random strangers to wander in through her family's front door in the middle of their lessons. They were looking for the principal's office.

More parents take plunge and homeschool kids – Gladstone Observer

More parents take plunge and homeschool kids
Gladstone Observer
HOME education may be on the rise in Gladstone, but a homeschooling mum says many parents are afraid of taking the leap. There are two extra Gladstone students registered with the state's home education unit this year, and there also has been a 49% …

Pupils in homeschooling, distance education on the rise – Fraser Coast Chronicle


Mackay Daily Mercury
Pupils in homeschooling, distance education on the rise
Fraser Coast Chronicle
There were 25 home school students registered with the home education unit last year, which increased to 31 this year. However, there are probably more. Christian Education Ministries' Schools Department general manager Terry Harding said it was
Homeschooling parents use distance educationMackay Daily Mercury
Warwick home-school numbers declineWarwick Daily News
Distance education takes off in CQRockhampton Morning Bulletin

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Most parents homeschool for educational reasons – Fraser Coast Chronicle


Fraser Coast Chronicle
Most parents homeschool for educational reasons
Fraser Coast Chronicle
19% of parents said home schooling came down to religion, beliefs and values. 11% said it was about social development. This included issues in the playground, such as bullying. They also did not want their child to be forced to only socialise with

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Local schools continue debate of allowing homeschool students to play sports – Kokomo Tribune

Local schools continue debate of allowing homeschool students to play sports
Kokomo Tribune
“We want to make sure if we're going to be held accountable for their test scores that they're taking Eastern courses,” Caddell said, adding Eastern has not had any specific requests to participate in athletics from homeschool students. “It's an

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Bureaucrats Wrapping Home Schooling in Red Tape – Christian Broadcasting Network

Bureaucrats Wrapping Home Schooling in Red Tape
Christian Broadcasting Network
HESSEN, Germany — At the same time that home schooling continues to grow in popularity around the world, many politicians and governments would still like to stamp it out. One of the recent recommendations of the Connecticut governor's panel …

Girls home schooled to prevent poisoning – Independent Online


Independent Online
Family of poisoned girls home schooled
Independent Online
Their uncle, Klaas Mahlangu, said the family had decided to withdraw two of their surviving children from the school and home-school them. Mahlangu will be in charge of educating his son Ntando, who is in Grade 1, and his nephew Vusimusi, who is in …

Faith Falise: Why I Homeschool My Children – FITSNews

Faith Falise: Why I Homeschool My Children
FITSNews
faith By FAITH FALISE || Right about this time last year, I gave up a lucrative career and a pension to homeschool my children. So, although I had no idea what I was doing at the time, here's a smattering of reasons why I did and why so many other

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HOMESCHOOLING IS WHERE THE HEART IS – The Waynedale News

HOMESCHOOLING IS WHERE THE HEART IS
The Waynedale News
How long has homeschooling existed? Since Adam and Eve taught Cain about farming and Abel about taking care of sheep. Throughout the Bible we read of a parent's skill being handed down from one generation to the next. A shift in parental thinking …

Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students – Juneau Empire (subscription)

Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students
Juneau Empire (subscription)
But today, homeschool is on the rise and is being credited for providing individualized plans that produce well-rounded students. An Alaska homeschool program, Interior Distance Education for Alaska, has seen a 10 percent growth in students from the …