Don’t Mess With Texas Homeschoolers – Breitbart News


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Don't Mess With Texas Homeschoolers
Breitbart News
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
HamletHub
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

Welcome to the 458th Carnival of Homeschooling!
"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
ThisWeekNews
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
GOPUSA
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
Lifesite
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
Courier & Press
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

Company Camera: Homeschool Snowboarding – The Oregonian – OregonLive.com

Company Camera: Homeschool Snowboarding
The Oregonian – OregonLive.com
Daniel Clancey was born and raised in Hawaii, but his life's direction changed when he moved to the Northwest and discovered snow. He founded Portland's Homeschool Snowboarding in 2009 to develop outerwear that is breathable and sustainable. It uses …

Couple have suffered year of stress over home-schooling – Evening Echo Cork


Evening Echo Cork
Couple have suffered year of stress over home-schooling
Evening Echo Cork
Dan and Maureen Arnold, of Regina Pio, Bartlemy, Fermoy, yesterday told Mallow District Court that the summons issued to them for failing to register their daughter as home-schooled are “illegal.” “We have suffered 14 months of incessant pressure and …

Letter: Libertarian Party objects to homeschooling oversight – Middletown Press

Letter: Libertarian Party objects to homeschooling oversight
Middletown Press
Presently, a committee appointed by leaders of both old parties is using the tragedy as an excuse to attack the family and our rights to homeschool. The old parties apparently believe that your children are their property, as the report suggests making …

(Tempo) The homeschool teacher becomes the student – Sierra Vista Herald

(Tempo) The homeschool teacher becomes the student
Sierra Vista Herald
SIERRA VISTA — As the homeschool teacher of her four children, Nicole Bragg decided a field trip ought to be part of the curriculum. So three years ago, not long after the Braggs moved to Sierra Vista from Stuttgart, Germany, they went to Tucson to

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Sandy Hook was not about homeschooling – Patheos (blog)


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Sandy Hook was not about homeschooling
Patheos (blog)
Under the proposed recommendations, parents of homeschooled children with behavioral and emotional problems would have to submit individualized education plans to the special education director of the local school district. They could lose the right to …