Burr Ridge Mayor Brings 50 Capitols to Life at Oak Park Home-Schooling Program – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune
Burr Ridge Mayor Brings 50 Capitols to Life at Oak Park Home-Schooling Program
Chicago Tribune
Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey Straub listens to 1st grader Nadiah Gonzalez and her brother, Nathan Gonzalez, as they recite the Gettysburg Address at One Day Enrichment in Oak Park. The children had memorized almost the entire passage. Burr Ridge Mayor …

Fairbanks artist spends a week with home-school students – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fairbanks artist spends a week with home-school students
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Donat spent last week working at the school district's downtown office with home-school students in the Fairbanks B.E.S.T. program. The B.E.S.T., Building Educational Success Together, program works with parents to help them effectively homeschool

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Missouri Homeschool Family Sues After Home Raid – The Heartland Institute

Missouri Homeschool Family Sues After Home Raid
The Heartland Institute
In September 2011, a homeschool family in Missouri had a traumatic encounter with local law enforcement when a sheriff and his deputy entered their home without a warrant. The parents are now teaming up with the Home School Legal Defense Association …

Some homeschoolers finding it difficult to avoid Common Core – OneNewsNow


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Some homeschoolers finding it difficult to avoid Common Core
OneNewsNow
More and more parents fed up with the tightening reigns of the federal government on public education through the Common Core are leaving the schools to homeschool their children. But few realize that the same "politicized" and "dumbed-down" standards …

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Home-schooled swimmer wins gold at Jr. Nationals – Bakersfield Californian

Home-schooled swimmer wins gold at Jr. Nationals
Bakersfield Californian
Stanzi Mosely, a home-schooled junior who swims with the Roadrunner Aquatics Club, won three gold medals at this past weekend's Junior National Championships in Federal Way, Wash. Moseley won 50-yard, 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle races.

Home schooling ideal for the right students – WatertownDailyTimes.com

Home schooling ideal for the right students
WatertownDailyTimes.com
There are many misconceptions about home schooling; I would like to dispel a few myths and provide some factual information. Home schooling is legal in all 50 states. The Supreme Court has supported the right to home-school in several landmark

KS judge: Homeschoolers prepped for life in the 15th century – OneNewsNow


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KS judge: Homeschoolers prepped for life in the 15th century
OneNewsNow
Disturbed by the anti-homeschool rhetoric used in the ruling, attorneys with the Homeschool Legal Defense Association brought the biased language before the Kansas Court of Appeals, which recently agreed with the Christian legal group, stating that the …
State Testing Options for HomeschoolersHome School Legal Defense Association

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Child’s injured toe warrants weekly unannounced homeschool investigation? – OneNewsNow


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Child's injured toe warrants weekly unannounced homeschool investigation?
OneNewsNow
When a homeschool family from Charlotte, North Carolina, took their two-year-old daughter to the emergency room to have hers toe treated, little did they know it would result in an ongoing investigation by social services. A Closer Look Not long after

Homeschoolers reduced to criminals in Germany, HSLDA fights back – OneNewsNow


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Homeschoolers reduced to criminals in Germany, HSLDA fights back
OneNewsNow
As the repression of homeschooling continues to make the German landscape look more and more like pre-World War II Germany, where Adolf Hitler said, “Let me control the text books and I will control the state,” the criminalization of homeschooling is …
State Testing Options for HomeschoolersHome School Legal Defense Association

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Latest gov’t power-grab involves homeschoolers – OneNewsNow


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Latest gov't power-grab involves homeschoolers
OneNewsNow
Many parents in the nation's capital are up in arms over the latest power grab by the government in the form of new regulations designed to make the state superintendent the designated "head" over every homeschool. A Closer Look The newly proposed …

Homeschool mom sues 6 social workers for snatching kids – WND.com


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Homeschool mom sues 6 social workers for snatching kids
WND.com
A Virginia homeschooling mother has filed a lawsuit against six social workers after they seized her two children on April 3 and placed them in foster care following a determination by one of the workers that a diabetic 4-year-old's blood glucose

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Want Your Kid’s School to Teach Him About Sex? OK, Then Homeschool Him – TheBlaze.com


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Want Your Kid's School to Teach Him About Sex? OK, Then Homeschool Him
TheBlaze.com
A reader sent me a message declaring quite excitedly that I'm 'not gonna believe' what's happening at this public school in California. Apparently, Planned Parenthood has taken over sex-ed duties at a local high school and has begun teaching 13-year

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Homeschool students perform at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum … – NewsOK.com

Homeschool students perform at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
NewsOK.com
Homeschool students perform at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Students with Central Oklahoma Homeschool Choirs sang at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The students were from Edmond, Oklahoma …

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West Virginia School District Muscles Homeschoolers – The Heartland Institute

West Virginia School District Muscles Homeschoolers
The Heartland Institute
Homeschooling families in Ritchie County, West Virginia have been subjected to a barrage of phone calls from the local school district intended to convince them to reenroll their children in public schools. Some parents considered the calls harassment.

Home schooled and on the road: non-traditional paths to Bowdoin – The Bowdoin Orient


The Bowdoin Orient
Home schooled and on the road: non-traditional paths to Bowdoin
The Bowdoin Orient
MAD SCIENCE: Though Ian Kline '15 was home schooled in high school and traveled the world with his family, the realization that a more traditional education would be necessary for a career in science eventually led him to Bowdoin. About 20 to 30 home …

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GETTING STARTED – HOMESCHOOLING IS WHERE THE HEART IS! – The Waynedale News

GETTING STARTED – HOMESCHOOLING IS WHERE THE HEART IS!
The Waynedale News
Hello Waynedale and surrounding communities. I'm excited to share and explore the world of homeschooling with you. For the past few years we have been hearing a lot about school choice; I'm here to remind you that school choice includes the wander and …

Common Core qualms spike homeschool numbers – OneNewsNow


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Common Core qualms spike homeschool numbers
OneNewsNow
The proliferating numbers of homeschoolers in America — estimates place the population at more than 2 million — have been boosted even higher of late due to increasing agitation from parents over the federally imposed Common Core in public schools …

Unschooling could leave Australian children without numeracy or literacy skills – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald
Unschooling could leave Australian children without numeracy or literacy skills
Sydney Morning Herald
A NSW Parliamentary inquiry into home schooling has urged the NSW Board of Studies to investigate unschooling amid claims some parents use the "pretence of unschooling" to shun education. Unschooling is seen as a natural learning approach, where …

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9 Lifesaving Tips to Survive Homeschooling Overseas – Huffington Post

9 Lifesaving Tips to Survive Homeschooling Overseas
Huffington Post
Dedicate yourself fully to homeschooling for a set schedule. "Fully" means no email or Facebook while trying to answer the occasional question from your student. With a schedule in place, your child will be more focused and engaged than if you try to

Opinion: Homeschooled and more than literate – Albionpleiad

Opinion: Homeschooled and more than literate
Albionpleiad
Recently I read an article titled “Homeschooled and Illiterate.” The title caught my attention and intrigued me because I myself grew up homeschooled all the way up until my college career. As I read the article, I was saddened to see that it, though