Home-school opportunities fill the holiday season – The Tennessean


The Tennessean
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


City Journal
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
Breitbart News
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


My Panhandle
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
WND.com
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

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


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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
Yahoo Movies UK -The Age
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Pilot Club of Longview charters state’s first homeschool Anchor Club – Longview News-Journal


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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