Common Core Standards Losing Policy And Public Opinion War – People’s Pundit Daily


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Common Core Standards Losing Policy And Public Opinion War
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In North Carolina, which is ground zero for a growing movement to repeal the law, a new report from Heartlander Magazine found a 14 percent rise last year in the number of home-schooled students in the state, with Common Core the cause. From 2012 to …
Obama quietly serves up 3415 new regulations this Thanksgiving, 3 target OneNewsNow
Former Tennessee Congressman Explains 'Why Voters Love Common Core'Breitbart News

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Home-schooling on snow days? – Kankakee Daily Journal

Home-schooling on snow days?
Kankakee Daily Journal
Public school students in 13 districts across Kentucky will be home schooled — mainly via the Internet — during some snow days this year as part of an experiment aimed at keeping students learning amid the growing number of weather-related closings.

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X Factor winner Marlisa Punzalan will stay homeschooled: ‘I don’t have time to … – The Daily Telegraph


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X Factor winner Marlisa Punzalan will stay homeschooled: 'I don't have time to
The Daily Telegraph
X Factor Australia winner Marlisa Punzalan has revealed she has chosen to stay homeschooled to focus on her budding music career. The 15-year-old former Mercy Catholic College told Confidential she is serious about pursuing her music dream.

Former Tennessee Congressman Explains ‘Why Voters Love Common Core’ – Breitbart News


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Former Tennessee Congressman Explains 'Why Voters Love Common Core'
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In addition to polls demonstrating plummeting support for the standards, the spike in homeschooling as a result of the Common Core presence in traditional school environments is yet another sign of the reform's imminent demise. As The Heartland

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MO police Taser, pepper-spray homeschool parents, seize kids in raid – OneNewsNow

MO police Taser, pepper-spray homeschool parents, seize kids in raid
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In an unwarranted raid of a Missouri homeschool family's home, police officers used a Taser and pepper spray on parents before social services seized their children and took them into custody. The raid was spurred by an allegation made by social

Home-schooled grads eligible for Rotary scholarships – Ada Herald

Home-schooled grads eligible for Rotary scholarships
Ada Herald
ADA — Home-schooled high school graduates who live in the Ada school district will be eligible for the Ada Rotary Club's $1,000 academic scholarships, Club President Angela Hersh announced last week. Applications are available on the Ada school …

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Home-school opportunities fill the holiday season – The Tennessean


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Home-school opportunities fill the holiday season
The Tennessean
Home-school baseball team the Tennessee Heat is beginning indoor winter workouts at Crosshit Baseball (898 North Water, Suite 5 in Gallatin). The facility is equipped with batting cages, pitching mounds and artificial turf open spaces for running

Homeschooling on the Rise As Parents Become Disillusioned With Common Core – Gospel Herald

Homeschooling on the Rise As Parents Become Disillusioned With Common Core
Gospel Herald
Heartlander Magazine reports that North Carolina has seen 14 percent spike in the number of homeschooling families within the state. The numbers in South Carolina, Virginia, California, Alabama and New York have also risen dramatically over the past

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Home school community thrives in greater Williamsburg – Virginia Gazette

Home school community thrives in greater Williamsburg
Virginia Gazette
Data compiled by the Virginia Department of Education and local school divisions, which are responsible for tracking the education of home-schooled students, shows the population of home-schooled students in Williamsburg, James City County and York …

Hidebound on Homeschooling – City Journal


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Hidebound on Homeschooling
City Journal
The revelation that Lanza was never homeschooled also casts new light on the earlier recommendations of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. The commission took pains to emphasize that it didn't have access to the same records that the OCA had.
Report Details Adam Lanza's Life Before Sandy Hook ShootingsNewsweek

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Opposition to Common Core spurs jump in homeschooling – Fox News


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Opposition to Common Core spurs jump in homeschooling
Fox News
The home-schooling boom is getting a new push due to opposition to Common Core, the controversial national education standard that some parents claim is using their children's public school lessons to push a political agenda, according to critics of

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Missouri Homeschooling Family Sues After Attacked by Authorities with Tasers … – Breitbart News


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Missouri Homeschooling Family Sues After Attacked by Authorities with Tasers
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A homeschooling family in Missouri filed a lawsuit in a federal district court this week against two police officers, claiming that the officers deprived them of their rights under the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution
Home Schooling Parents Tasered, Pepper Sprayed by Police Over Messy House?Opposing Views

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National Homeschool Football Association Wraps Up National Tournament – My Panhandle


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National Homeschool Football Association Wraps Up National Tournament
My Panhandle
… go on for seven years now, it's great because we're seeing kids that were five and six years ago they were here competing in our Middle School and Junior Varsity tournaments," said Tournament Director Michael St. Denis, an alum of homeschool football.

Vindictive officials seize homeschool family’s assets – WND.com


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Vindictive officials seize homeschool family's assets
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Michael Donnelly, director of global outreach for the Home School Legal Defense Association, has been involved with the Wunderlich case from the outset, and told WND on Friday that the German government's attitude apparently is that more prosecution, …

Attacking Homeschooling Is Attacking Choice – American Thinker (blog)

Attacking Homeschooling Is Attacking Choice
American Thinker (blog)
With homeschoolers being by definition outside the education establishment, some people attach a stigma to their choice, suggesting homeschooled children and their families must be somewhat weird. Recent claims about Adam Lanza, perpetrator of the …

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Homeschool Family Raided By Missouri Sheriff, Parents Tasered And Pepper … – The Inquisitr


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Homeschool Family Raided By Missouri Sheriff, Parents Tasered And Pepper
The Inquisitr
A police raid on the home of a Missouri homeschool family involved the use of a Taser and pepper spray. The children were ultimately removed from the home and placed in the custody of social services. A Nodaway County Sheriff and an officer entered the …

Capital Homeschool’s Sarah Kettel wins in LSJ athlete of the week voting – USA TODAY High School Sports

Capital Homeschool's Sarah Kettel wins in LSJ athlete of the week voting
USA TODAY High School Sports
Capital Homeschool's Sarah Kettel has won the Lansing State Journal athlete of the week voting this week. Kettel edged Michigan Division 1 champion and Birmingham Seaholm senior Audrey Belf by two seconds to win the NXN Midwest Regional on …

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Home-schooled students from North Hills advance in robotics competition – Tribune-Review

Home-schooled students from North Hills advance in robotics competition
Tribune-Review
A team of 27 home-schooled students from the North Hills will head to North Dakota to compete in the next round of a robotics competition that challenged students to build a robot capable of assembling components of a wind turbine. The FINS team won