Amber Warning, November 18, 2014: Why home-schooling has worked for me – Lynn News


Lynn News
Amber Warning, November 18, 2014: Why home-schooling has worked for me
Lynn News
Members of my family and other people we knew were sceptical and didn't agree with the idea of home-schooling at all, but they soon saw how much of a good effect it was having on me. My first tip if you're considering homeschooling is that you should

Pa. superintendent: Homeschoolers must pass oral exam – OneNewsNow

Pa. superintendent: Homeschoolers must pass oral exam
OneNewsNow
Once a new superintendent recently took the helm over a Pennsylvania school district, things reportedly got a bit tougher for homeschoolers. At the onset of the 2014-2015 school year, the head over Commodore Perry School District announced that

With stigma gone, home schooling less scary to more parents – OneNewsNow

With stigma gone, home schooling less scary to more parents
OneNewsNow
As the dissatisfaction among parents with the nation's public school system continues to grow, so does the number of home schoolers. Education News reports that since 1999, the number of children being home schooled has increased by 75 percent.

Homeschooled students actively involved in community service – KETK

Homeschooled students actively involved in community service
KETK
The Pilot Club of Longview is dedicated to providing community service and has chartered this club for homeschoolers to have an opportunity to get involved. The anchor club already has almost 20 members. Secretary and Treasurer of the Pilots Club

Read Why Will Smith’s Kids Don’t Go To School – NAIJ.COM


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Read Why Will Smith's Kids Don't Go To School
NAIJ.COM
Multi-talented kids of popular U.S actor Will Smith, Jaden and Willow Smith are not fans of school. Newyork Times T magazine reports. Jaden and Willow Smith. In a no-holds barred interview with the magazine, the kids revealed that they are home-schooled.
Could Jaden and Willow Smith BE any weirder?The New Daily
Jaden and Willow Smith Are Too Cool for SchoolYahoo Celebrity UK (blog)
Jaden And Willow Smith Slam School, Reveal Their Life Goals In Ridiculous X17 Online
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Pilot Club of Longview charters state’s first homeschool Anchor Club – Longview News-Journal


Longview News-Journal
Pilot Club of Longview charters state's first homeschool Anchor Club
Longview News-Journal
Blaine Woods said Monday he is excited to serve the community through Pilot International's first homeschool Anchor Club in Texas. “I've recently become community-minded, and I love serving the community through the Anchor Club,” said Woods, who is …

Diploma Questioned for Second-Generation Homeschooling – Home School Legal Defense Association

Diploma Questioned for Second-Generation Homeschooling
Home School Legal Defense Association
When Imelda (not her real name) finished her homeschool program, her parents issued a high school diploma to her. Later, when Imelda's own children were of school age, she filed a notice of intent to homeschool them, choosing to qualify under the

Report says Gov. Cuomo avoiding Common Core by homeschooling daughter – Staten Island Advance – SILive.com

Report says Gov. Cuomo avoiding Common Core by homeschooling daughter
Staten Island Advance – SILive.com
Cuomo Watch on Twitter reported Friday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is avoiding the state's Common Core curriculum standards by homeschooling his youngest daughter, Michaela. He joins Common Core champions Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates, …

Letters: Home-schooling benefits – The Journal News / Lohud.com

Letters: Home-schooling benefits
The Journal News / Lohud.com
I now understand the appeal of home-schooling. Many parents are unhappy with the Common Core and hope things change soon. The Common Core gives teachers a year-round schedule. My teachers dislike this because they think there's a big difference …

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Benefits, Challenges of Online Catholic Homeschooling Considered – The Cardinal Newman Society

Benefits, Challenges of Online Catholic Homeschooling Considered
The Cardinal Newman Society
computer A recent piece by Jennifer Fitz, published at CatholicMom.com, delved into the positive and negative aspects of online Catholic homeschooling. Fitz argued that this form of education can be very rewarding, but its success ultimately depends on …

Author of Bad Homeschool Bill Loses Senate Seat – Home School Legal Defense Association

Author of Bad Homeschool Bill Loses Senate Seat
Home School Legal Defense Association
Last winter, first-term Senator Chuck Welke (District 2) filed a bill that would have empowered school boards to refuse to let parents homeschool their child if anyone filed a truancy complaint against the parent. The bill treated parents, in effect

17-year-old homeschooled student can focus on filmmaking – Kearney Hub


Kearney Hub
17-year-old homeschooled student can focus on filmmaking
Kearney Hub
The 17-year-old high school senior is the ninth of 11 children of Lynn and Shelly Hokanson of Broken Bow. He has lived his entire life in the Broken Bow and Westerville area. He and all his siblings have been homeschooled. It's a life Lyle says he is

Report: Homeschooling Rate Nearly Doubles In Virginia – CBS Local


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Report: Homeschooling Rate Nearly Doubles In Virginia
CBS Local
According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the state of Virginia had 22,021 students being home-schooled in 2002, that's 1.8 percent of the student population. The paper reports that ten years later the number was 35,858, which makes up 2.7 percent of

Officials scrap proposed changes to state’s home-school rules – Lincoln Journal Star


Lincoln Journal Star
Officials scrap proposed changes to state's home-school rules
Lincoln Journal Star
But Kathleen Lenzen, a member of the Nebraska Christian Home Educators Association, said home-school leaders saw no need for such changes and believed the proposed changes violated the Supreme Court ruling cited by state officials. They asked …

Out of the classroom: Parents explore home-schooling – 13WMAZ


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Out of the classroom: Parents explore home-schooling
13WMAZ
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Arlene Figueroa knew she had found her "tribe of moms" when she met a network of women who gave birth at home and were now home-schooling their kids. "They all thought a little more holistically, and their kids seemed to be more …

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Valley residents glad state relaxes rules for homeschoolers – Sunbury Daily Item


Sunbury Daily Item
Valley residents glad state relaxes rules for homeschoolers
Sunbury Daily Item
Under the old rules, each homeschooler was required to submit to the home school district a yearly notarized affidavit, education objectives, immunization records, and at the end of the school year, a portfolio containing test results, writing samples

Canberra home schooled numbers soar – Sydney Morning Herald

Canberra home schooled numbers soar
Sydney Morning Herald
The number of Canberra children being educated at home has increased by more than 50 per cent in two years. Parents' groups have said children being pulled out of school was a major factor in the surge. Home schooling is often assumed to be a choice …

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Calling All Homeschoolers: Mission SJC Has a Day for You – Patch.com

Calling All Homeschoolers: Mission SJC Has a Day for You
Patch.com
Mission San Juan Capistrano is excited to present “Homeschool Family Day,” an opportunity for homeschooling families to enjoy a special visit to the Mission. Homeschool Family Day will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, and continues on the third Wednesday of …

Robotics team for home schooled students cannot participate in competition – Fox 59

Robotics team for home schooled students cannot participate in competition
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 7, 2014) – The city of Indianapolis is getting ready to host the VEX Robotics Championships at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. More than 130 teams are expected to compete but one team is feeling left out. Team “ID:10T5″ is made up of …