Home schooling loosely regulated by state, fiercely guarded by proponents – Fresno Bee

Home schooling loosely regulated by state, fiercely guarded by proponents
Fresno Bee
It's the same affidavit filed by private schools such as San Joaquin Memorial, but in the case of home-school parents, the number of students are just their own children, possibly even a single child. Filing the affidavit frees parents from the state's

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College Relents, Reinstates Homeschool Graduate – Home School Legal Defense Association

College Relents, Reinstates Homeschool Graduate
Home School Legal Defense Association
Last month, Jacob Berry, a 22-year-old homeschool graduate from Morgantown, West Virginia, and straight-A student, was kicked out of West Virginia's Bridgeport Junior College when the school's president, Sharron Stephens, realized he was home …

Home-schooled Stephen Moyer unsung hero for Geneva – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune
Home-schooled Stephen Moyer unsung hero for Geneva
Chicago Tribune
Asked if there were any unsung heroes on this Geneva basketball team that has advanced to the Final Four of the Class 4A state tournament in Peoria, both were quick to mention Stephen Moyer, a 6-foot-5 senior reserve who is home-schooled. "It's not

Carnival of Homeschooling – March Madness

Susan is hosting the March monthly edition of the Carnival of Homeschooling at Corn And Oil.

 

Homeschool hooper Oulette hopes to get noticed – Forsyth County News Online


Forsyth County News Online
Homeschool hooper Oulette hopes to get noticed
Forsyth County News Online
The 6-foot-1, 14-year old shooting guard is conditioned for just about anything. He plays on an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team, the Georgia Orangemen Elite, as well as both his junior varsity and varsity teams. However, Oulette's time with the

Number of Black Families Homeschooling More Than Doubled in Four Years – The Heartland Institute

Number of Black Families Homeschooling More Than Doubled in Four Years
The Heartland Institute
“There are more black families that are taking up homeschooling,” Biddle said. “The question is how many. Currently the data we have on homeschooling comes from the U.S. Department of Education, which reports that 139,000 black children aged five …

Christian Homeschool Kids Who Spent Two Months in State Custody to Return … – Christian Post


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Christian Homeschool Kids Who Spent Two Months in State Custody to Return
Christian Post
Four of the seven Arkansas Christian homeschool children who were removed from their parents home in January will finally be returned to live full time on a 60-day trial basis after the family reached a mediated agreement with the Arkansas Department

Set up for success with self-study – Calgary Herald

Set up for success with self-study
Calgary Herald
Home-schooled kids make up a miniscule percentage of the overall student population in Calgary — much less than one per cent — yet the difference it makes to students and parents who choose this education path is often huge, says Gerry Fijal, CBE's …

House panel approves asylum bill for homeschoolers – USA TODAY


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House panel approves asylum bill for homeschoolers
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee passed a bill Wednesday to allow people to seek asylum in the USA if they are persecuted by their governments for homeschooling their children. At the same time, the bill would make it tougher for children …

Newton homeschool team ends season at national – The Kansan

Newton homeschool team ends season at national
The Kansan
By Mark Schnabel. Newton Kansan. McPHERSON — The Newton Homeschool girls' basketball team finished 0-3 at the National Division II Christian Homeschool Association tournament March 6 and 7 in McPherson. Newton played in the high school C …

Homeschool Oklahoma City Storm basketball team has feel-good moment in … – Tulsa World


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Homeschool Oklahoma City Storm basketball team has feel-good moment in
Tulsa World
From left, basketball players Tanner Fike, Mark Malone, Tevin Townsend, Kole Talbott and Coach Kurt Talbott pose for a photograph in the gym at the Church of the Harvest in northeast Oklahoma City on Monday, March 16, 2015. Oklahoma City Storm …
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Bill Would Close Parental Rights Loophole Affecting Texas Homeschoolers – Breitbart News


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Bill Would Close Parental Rights Loophole Affecting Texas Homeschoolers
Breitbart News
It seems like such an anomaly that Texas homeschoolers are still fighting for their rights in a state that ranks among the best in the nation to homeschool. Yet, last week, more than 250 homeschooled students and their parents convened in Austin for

College Relents, Reinstates Homeschool Graduate – Home School Legal Defense Association

College Relents, Reinstates Homeschool Graduate
Home School Legal Defense Association
Last month, Jacob Berry, a 22-year-old homeschool graduate from Morgantown, West Virginia, and straight-A student, was kicked out of West Virginia's Bridgeport Junior College when the school's president, Sharron Stephens, realized he was home …

Public, private enrolment, home-schooling all increase – Winnipeg Free Press


Winnipeg Free Press
Public, private enrolment, home-schooling all increase
Winnipeg Free Press
The bad news for Manitoba's public schools is private schools and home-schooling increased by 659 students. There's an asterisk — 319 are in schools that have not reported enrolment in recent years but are now required to report. These non-funded …

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7 Annoying Questions Homeschoolers Hear – Huffington Post

7 Annoying Questions Homeschoolers Hear
Huffington Post
When I started homeschooling my daughter, I never imagined all the questions that we would get from non-homeschoolers. People seem to be perplexed by homeschoolers because they can't put us in a box. They can't categorize us, and, for some reason, …

Why More Black Parents Are Homeschooling Children – Huffington Post


Huffington Post
Why More Black Parents Are Homeschooling Children
Huffington Post
Why More Black Parents Are Homeschooling Children. Fed up with traditional public schools, more black parents are taking their kids' schooling into their own hands. We take a look at the rise of black home educators and the unique reasons they decide

Common Core in California: Homeschooling and standardized testing – Tahoe Daily Tribune

Common Core in California: Homeschooling and standardized testing
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Parents who choose to homeschool their children through an independent study program do not necessarily “teach to the test.” The implementation of Common Core takes on a different form when instruction occurs outside the traditional classroom setting.

Home schooling: on the rise here and in the US but illegal in some countries – The Age


The Age
Home schooling: on the rise here and in the US but illegal in some countries
The Age
Home-schooling laws vary significantly from state to state: some merely require participating families to be registered with a school district or government agency, while others have more stringent rules – for example, specifying subject areas to be

Virginia May Allow Homeschool Students on Public School Teams – The Heartland Institute

Virginia May Allow Homeschool Students on Public School Teams
The Heartland Institute
Virginia House Bill 1626 would give public schools the option of allowing homeschool students to participate in their athletic programs and other activities. The measure is nicknamed the Tebow bill, after former NFL player and Heisman Trophy winner Tim …

PABIS: Why we homeschool – Barrow Journal

PABIS: Why we homeschool
Barrow Journal
Over five years ago, I wrote a column about why we were thinking about homeschooling our children. My eldest son was not even school age at the time. It's hard to believe how fast the time has gone between then and now. We have officially been …