Upstate homeschooling business contests F rating by the BBB – WHNS Greenville

Upstate homeschooling business contests F rating by the BBB
WHNS Greenville
An Upstate business meant to help families process their homeschooling paperwork got a failing grade with the Better Business Bureau. Insights on Education is part of the South Carolina Homeschool Association. It sends official academic transcripts and …

Happy Homeschool Mom Hears “Not a Peep from the School Board!” – Home School Legal Defense Association

Happy Homeschool Mom Hears “Not a Peep from the School Board!”
Home School Legal Defense Association
West Virginia homeschool law is among the most onerous in the country. With annual notices, annual assessments and an unconstitutional waiting period involving often unfriendly public school officials, homeschoolers in the Mountain State can sometimes …

Knowlton Fine Arts homeschool co-op orientation is Aug. 29 in Columbia – The Warren Reporter

Knowlton Fine Arts homeschool co-op orientation is Aug. 29 in Columbia
The Warren Reporter
Knowlton Fine Arts is a Christian non-denominational homeschool co-op that meets in the Knowlton Presbyterian Church, 3 Knowlton Road, Columbia, once a week from September to May. There are classes offered in drama, voice, choir, band instruments, …

Child advocates warn against unmonitored homeschooling – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Child advocates warn against unmonitored homeschooling
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
One of the recommendations addressed the more than 36,000 Pennsylvania children who attend cyberschool, and the more than 22,000 who are homeschooled, recommending that monitoring be done if the family has a history of contact with a protective …

12-Year-Old Boy Headed To College After ‘Years’ Of Homeschooling – KOLO


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12-Year-Old Boy Headed To College After 'Years' Of Homeschooling
KOLO
SAN DIEGO (AP) – A 12-year-old Southern California boy will be the youngest fulltime student in the history of Mira Costa College when he enrolls this fall. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Saturday that Kyle Litzenberg, of Oceanside, has been …
Boy, 12, To Be College's Youngest Full-Time PupilCBS Local
Boy, 12, will be college's youngest full-time pupilOCRegister

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Discrimination Issue Solved in Favor of Homeschool Family – Home School Legal Defense Association

Discrimination Issue Solved in Favor of Homeschool Family
Home School Legal Defense Association
J. Michael Smith is president of HSLDA. He has been an advocate for homeschooling for more than 30 years. Read more >>. One of the issues every homeschool school family will eventually face is obtaining a learner's permit and a driver's license for

Strong Religious Beliefs Can Shape How Women View Homeschooling – PJ Media

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Strong Religious Beliefs Can Shape How Women View Homeschooling
PJ Media
Marcia Clemmitt, a social policy researcher and former high school teacher recently published an extensive report on homeschooling at CQ Researcher. In Homeschooling: Do Parents Give Their Children a Good Education? Clemmitt discusses the research …

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What Kind of College Scholarships Are Open To Homeschoolers?

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This question is somewhat of a hard one to answer, just because it differs for everyone. There are all kinds of scholarships out there for everyone. Discrimination Most organizations won’t discriminate you because you’re homeschooled (unless they’re called “Scholarships for Public Schoolers” or something). And if you don’t get a scholarship, try to keep in [...]
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Math Teachers at Play #73 via Singapore Maths Tuition

Blog Buzz: Math Teachers at Play #73 via Singapore Maths Tuition via Let’s Play Math!
The monthly math education blog carnival Math Teachers at Play features games, lessons, puzzles, activities, and teaching tips from classroom teachers, homeschoolers, and self-educated learners around the Internet world. Check out the 15 posts of mathematical fun in April’s edition: Math Teachers at Play (MTaP) Blog Carnival: Top Math Blog Posts! Here’s a peek at […]
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Welcome to College Life

Blog Buzz: Welcome to College Life via About.com Homeschooling

College Girls

So this week my youngest decided on a college for next fall. It’s a big step from home to living on his own, but I know he’s ready for it!

Having watched his brother set off on the same path a few years ago, I’ve written a new article with advice on how to make the transition to college as rewarding and meaningful as possible.

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Boost Your Likability with These 4 Easy Steps

Blog Buzz: Boost Your Likability with These 4 Easy Steps via Kathy Davis, FNP
I work with a challenging population: those recovering from opiate addiction.  Most have mental health illnesses, in addition to a myriad of other serious diseases. I see people for the first time, others I have seen year after year. No … Continue reading
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Common Core Curriculum is Coming

Blog Buzz: Common Core Curriculum is Coming via SpunkyHomeSchool
Fordham produced a series of reports after examining the districts considered to be "early implementers" of the Common Core. Their findings published in "Common Core in the Districts: An Early Look at Early Implementer" are predictable and set the stage for a call for common curricula to go with the Common Core, the desired goal all along. Take particular note of #3 and #4:
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Romeikes Have Many Friends

Blog Buzz: Romeikes Have Many Friends via Corn and Oil

The Romeikes have made many local and far-away friends in the United States stemming from their 6 some years in Morristown, Tennessee.  The family lost their bid for political asylum in the United States. Oddly enough, the Department of Justice … Continue reading

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’19 Kids & Counting’ Preview: Anna Struggles With Homeschooling 3 Kids – Hollybaby

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’19 Kids & Counting’ Preview: Anna Struggles With Homeschooling 3 Kids
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On the April 8 episode of ’19 Kids & Counting,’ we finally get to see how Anna and Josh Duggar are adjusting to their new home. Anna admits that she is struggling with homeschooling Mackynzie, especially because she has two other children who need her …

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Conflicted Educators Homeschool

Blog Buzz: Conflicted Educators Homeschool via Corn and Oil

Fortunately, there are wonderful alternatives to public and private schools wrapping their budgets and curriculum around the latest new thang – the federalized Common Core initiatives.  One New York principal understands the conflict, as schools are losing their own controls … Continue reading

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What are the online homeschool options in my state?

Blog Buzz: What are the online homeschool options in my state? via LetsHomeschoolHighschool.com
Where to start….. First of all you and your student need to decide what is the best type of “online” high school option that would work best for your family. For my oldest son, that has been a mix of online classes ,co-op classes and student led projects/classes. We are using the new Time4Learning high [...]
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