Homeschoolers in Georgia get wider access to state scholarships – Kokomo Tribune

Homeschoolers in Georgia get wider access to state scholarships
Kokomo Tribune
Homeschool parents and advocates say they understand why a homeschooler's grade-point average — calculated by a parent — cannot be used to gauge eligibility for the state's college scholarships. But with lingering prejudices against homeschooling, …

Homeschool Monthly #1: Inaugural Edition – Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)


Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)
Homeschool Monthly #1: Inaugural Edition
Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)
When they get to college Welcome to the inaugural issue of Homeschool Monthly. I want to thank you for keeping up-to-date on developments that could affect your efforts and right to homeschool. I enjoyed meeting each of you at recent homeschool …

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

Homeschoolers in Georgia get wider access to state scholarships – Kokomo Tribune

Homeschoolers in Georgia get wider access to state scholarships
Kokomo Tribune
Homeschool parents and advocates say they understand why a homeschooler's grade-point average — calculated by a parent — cannot be used to gauge eligibility for the state's college scholarships. But with lingering prejudices against homeschooling, …

California’s vaccine law: Opponents moving, home schooling to avoid controversial mandate – East Bay Times

California's vaccine law: Opponents moving, home schooling to avoid controversial mandate
East Bay Times
Kristen Kinne photographed with her daughter at Calero Park near their home in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, June 29, 2016. California's controversial law that mandates all schoolchildren be vaccinated for the 2016-17 school year kicks in Friday, July 1st.

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Homeschoolers in Georgia get wider access to state scholarships – Oneonta Daily Star

Homeschoolers in Georgia get wider access to state scholarships
Oneonta Daily Star
As a homeschool student, the Dalton native needed an SAT or ACT score within the 85th percentile to qualify for the HOPE Scholarship four years ago. For students graduating from a traditional high school, a 3.0 grade-point average did the trick. “I

California’s vaccine law: Opponents moving, home-schooling to avoid controversial mandate – The Mercury News

California's vaccine law: Opponents moving, home-schooling to avoid controversial mandate
The Mercury News
With no exemption, Natasha said, she might have to move back in with her parents in order to home-school her son when he reaches kindergarten age. The law exempts home-schooled children and those enrolled in an independent study program that does …

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California’s vaccine law: Opponents moving, home-schooling to avoid controversial mandate – East Bay Times

California's vaccine law: Opponents moving, home-schooling to avoid controversial mandate
East Bay Times
With no exemption, Natasha said, she might have to move back in with her parents in order to home-school her son when he reaches kindergarten age. The law exempts home-schooled children and those enrolled in an independent study program that does …

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Homeschoolers Top SAT National Average Scores in 2014 – Caffeinated Thoughts


Caffeinated Thoughts
Homeschoolers Top SAT National Average Scores in 2014
Caffeinated Thoughts
The SAT 2014 test scores of college-bound homeschool students were higher than the national average of all college-bound seniors that same year. Some 13,549 homeschool seniors had the following mean scores: 567 in critical reading, 521 in mathematics …

Homeschooling Latest News & Updates: Are Homeschoolers Anti-Social? Homeschooling Myths Debunked! – Parent Herald


Parent Herald
Homeschooling Latest News & Updates: Are Homeschoolers Anti-Social? Homeschooling Myths Debunked!
Parent Herald
News-Register Online editor-in-chief Nathan Woodham has recently written an article to clear up some misconceptions about homeschooling. Woodham, who had been homeschooled since first grade, stressed that being homeschooled does not necessarily …

Homeschool Monthly #1: Inaugural Edition – Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)


Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)
Homeschool Monthly #1: Inaugural Edition
Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)
When they get to college Welcome to the inaugural issue of Homeschool Monthly. I want to thank you for keeping up-to-date on developments that could affect your efforts and right to homeschool. I enjoyed meeting each of you at recent homeschool …

Homeschoolers Top SAT National Average Scores in 2014 – Caffeinated Thoughts

Homeschoolers Top SAT National Average Scores in 2014
Caffeinated Thoughts
The SAT 2014 test scores of college-bound homeschool students were higher than the national average of all college-bound seniors that same year. Some 13,549 homeschool seniors had the following mean scores: 567 in critical reading, 521 in mathematics …

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)


NewBostonPost (blog)
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
2paragraphs.com
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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News & Politics – Esquire.com


Esquire.com
News & Politics
Esquire.com
Texas doesn't require parents who home-school their children to register with state authorities. While families must meet "basic educational goals" in reading, spelling, grammar, mathematics and citizenship, they don't have to give standardized testing

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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