Bureaucrats Wrapping Home Schooling in Red Tape – Christian Broadcasting Network

Bureaucrats Wrapping Home Schooling in Red Tape
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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


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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
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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 …

Don’t Mess With Texas Homeschoolers – Breitbart News


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Don't Mess With Texas Homeschoolers
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DALLAS, Texas — Increasingly, homeschoolers have come under attack by Big Education. Most recently, in Connecticut. Governor Dannel Malloy created an advisory commission that preliminarily sought to mandate involuntary mental health screenings for …

Capitol Connection: Homeschooling & Mental Health – HamletHub

Capitol Connection: Homeschooling & Mental Health
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In their assessment, the Commission pointed out that Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman, had been home-schooled for a period of time during high school. In light of this, the Commission advised more oversight of home-schooled children to …

States must stay out of home schooling – Tyler Morning Telegraph

States must stay out of home schooling
Tyler Morning Telegraph
There's a disturbing report out of Connecticut about the state's response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year. The Sandy Hook Advisory Committee has issued an interim report, and one of its recommendations targets home schooling.

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Carnival of Homeschooling – The Wonder of It All Edition

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"Now personal delight, joy in living, is a chief object of education; Socrates conceived that knowledge is for pleasure, in the sense, not that knowledge is one source, but is the source of pleasure."–Charlotte Mason, Philosophy of Education, p. 302

The War on Homeschooling is a War Against American Liberty – Reason (blog)


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The War on Homeschooling is a War Against American Liberty
Reason (blog)
Kevin Williamson at National Review has an interestingly impassioned rant against a recommendation that came out of Connecticut's wondering how to prevent future Newtown slaughters: a suggestion that homeschooled kids need more oversight regarding …
They Are Coming for Your ChildrenNational Review Online (blog)

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They Are Coming for Your Children – National Review Online (blog)


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They Are Coming for Your Children
National Review Online (blog)
Malloy's committee on the Newtown shootings is recommending that Connecticut require home-schooling families to present their children to the local authorities periodically for inspection, to see to it that their psychological and social growth is

Homeschooled student is Merit semifinalist – ThisWeekNews


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Homeschooled student is Merit semifinalist
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The Bell family joined the Opus Domini Catholic homeschooling group in central Ohio, which provides not only support for parents choosing to go this route but also group activities and social events. "One of the things that sold me on it, in real life

School shooting used as excuse to restrict homeschooling – GOPUSA


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School shooting used as excuse to restrict homeschooling
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The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, created by Governor Dannel P. Malloy in the aftermath of the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut, claims that the Sandy Hook massacre occurred because Adam Lanza was homeschooled and his emotional …
'From Birth to Adulthood:' Christian Group Decries Proposal to Monitor Christian News Network
27 Things Only Homeschooled Kids Understand, Because We're Not All Like Bustle (satire) (press release) (registration)

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14-year-old homeschooled girl receives death threats for defending marriage – Lifesite

14-year-old homeschooled girl receives death threats for defending marriage
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ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND, February 22, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com)—A 14-year-old homeschooler who testified before the Maryland state senate against a bill redefining marriage has been the subject of cyberbullying, vicious name-calling, and death threats.

‘From Birth to Adulthood:’ Christian Group Decries Proposal to Monitor … – Christian News Network


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'From Birth to Adulthood:' Christian Group Decries Proposal to Monitor
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Homeschool 4 HARTFORD, Conn. – A national homeschooling advocacy group is decrying a measure proposed by a Connecticut government task force that would allegedly require homeschoolers to undergo screenings to identify those considered to be …

Homeschoolers Outnumber Private-school Students in North Carolina – The New American

Homeschoolers Outnumber Private-school Students in North Carolina
The New American
News from North Carolina marks another milestone toward developing an informed, politically active citizenry familiar with the basic fundamentals of the American Republic. Homeschooled students now outnumber private-school students in North Carolina.

High school athletics forces home-school family to make tough decision – Courier & Press


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High school athletics forces home-school family to make tough decision
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High school athletics forces home-school family to make tough decision. Kevin Patton. 9:11 PM, Oct 4, 2014. Darrin Phegley / The Gleaner Henderson's 11U team's Keaton Holmes pitches against a Owensboro-Daviess County batter during their state …

John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive – Toward Freedom

John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive
Toward Freedom
The stereotype of homeschooling as the haven for conservative, religious ideologues overshadows the movement's radically progressive roots. One of the movement's foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an egalitarian atheist who explicitly opposed patriarchy

Home-school model growing in popularity – The National

Home-school model growing in popularity
The National
However, I think that she misses one of the most crucial elements to home schooling in the UAE. For expatriate families, schooling options are generally limited to for-profit schools. Perhaps for-profit schools can provide children with an excellent