Home Sweet Home-Schooling; should your children do it? – Chestnut Hill Local (blog)


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Home Sweet Home-Schooling; should your children do it?
Chestnut Hill Local (blog)
Still, I sometimes think: would I have fared better if I had been home-schooled? It wasn't an option I was aware of back in the day. Imagine my surprise when the option presented itself to my own children! And several of them said “Yes!” Now there have

Portland hopes to “lure” virtual homeschoolers – Press Herald

Portland sets sights on virtual homeschoolers
Press Herald
Homeschool students living in the Portland Public School District could take all their classes online through Pearson, the same vendor working with the state virtual charter school, but be registered as district students, Superintendent Emmanuel Caulk

The Top 10 Reasons to Join a Homeschool Co-op – PJ Media


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The Top 10 Reasons to Join a Homeschool Co-op
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Now that we're quickly approaching the end of summer, many homeschooling families are making decisions about how they plan to educate their children over the coming months. In the early years of the homeschooling movement there were few options for …

Suburban Life: York-area families find niche with homeschooling options – York Daily Record

Suburban Life: York-area families find niche with homeschooling options
York Daily Record
"York County is rich with homeschool activities and with places to visit and things to do. I feel like hands-on learning is really the best way to learn so we visit the county parks and the local museums that give us the opportunity to explore and learn.

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Proposed “Tebow Bill” Would Allow Home-Schooled Students to Play Sports at … – The River City News

Proposed "Tebow Bill" Would Allow Home-Schooled Students to Play Sports at
The River City News
Legislation proposed for the 2015 session of the General Assembly designed to allow home school students to participate in sports in their local public schools may be more wide-ranging than intended, according to the Kentucky High School Athletic …

MuslimKidsMatter | Stereotypes About Homeschooling: The Kids’ Response – MuslimMatters

MuslimKidsMatter | Stereotypes About Homeschooling: The Kids' Response
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The school year will be beginning for many kids around the world. Many kids are wondering what this year will be like. Will they go to a public school or a private school? Will they begin the adventure of homeschooling? People are often curious about
Homeschooling: weird or wonderful?Stuff.co.nz

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Homeschooling – the fight for your children’s future – WND.com


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Homeschooling – the fight for your children's future
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The U.S. educational system is in jeopardy. A new e-book titled “Homeschooling: Fighting for My Children's Future,” authored by PJ Media.com's in-house writers, will help you assess the threats. As a parent, you have multiple options for fighting on

Hart to Heart: Homeschooling group collects support – Savannah Morning News

Hart to Heart: Homeschooling group collects support
Savannah Morning News
But that wasn't the case in 2009 when Kristin Bigalke of Rincon starting homeschooling her 2 and 4 year olds. Fortunately, Kristin and her husband Ron were prepared and knew where to find homeschool resources and curriculum because they had long …

Virginia homeschooling parents fight local officials over standardized testing … – Raw Story

Virginia homeschooling parents fight local officials over standardized testing
Raw Story
A Virginia couple who has been homeschooling their children is petitioning to be exempt from a local policy requiring documentation of their studies, including standardized testing, on religious grounds WSET-TV reported. “Being subjected to the test
Va. Family Fights for Exemption, Says Standardize Tests Impede on their WHSV

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Home-schooled boy dies at football camp after suffering ‘heat issues’ while … – Daily Mail


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Home-schooled boy dies at football camp after suffering 'heat issues' while
Daily Mail
Home-schooled boy dies at football camp after suffering 'heat issues' while wearing full padding in 89-degree weather. William Shogran, Jr collapsed at a Florida football camp; On a 911 call, a coach said he was having 'heat issues'; The boy was rushed
Wiliam Shogran, Jr.: Sebastian River High School football player dies during WPTV
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Home schooling rate accelerates in North Carolina – The State

Home schooling rate accelerates in North Carolina
The State
Home schooling has steadily risen in North Carolina since it was legalized in 1985 by the state Supreme Court. Twenty-five years ago, there were about 2,300 home-schooled students in North Carolina. But concerns about school violence, lack of a

Court: School officials can ask for evidence of home schooling – El Paso Times


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Court: School officials can ask for evidence of home schooling
El Paso Times
An El Paso couple who sued the El Paso Independent School District over home schooling has to follow state education regulations, and school officials can ask for evidence that children are being educated, a state appeals court has ruled. The 8th Court
EPISD exonerated in landmark case; parents must prove legitimate home KFOX El Paso

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Homeschooling surpasses private schooling in NC – WNCT

Homeschooling surpasses private schooling in NC
WNCT
GREENVILLE, N.C. – For the first time, more students are being home-schooled than private schooled in North Carolina. In the 2013-14 school year, the difference is by nearly 2,500 students. That's according to new numbers released by the North Carolina …

EPISD exonerated in landmark case; parents must prove legitimate home … – KFOX El Paso


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EPISD exonerated in landmark case; parents must prove legitimate home
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EL PASO, Texas — A landmark ruling from a state judge has exonerated the El Paso Independent School District of any wrongdoing, and established that Texas parents must prove their children are receiving an adequate education if they are home schooling …

Home schooling accelerating in North Carolina – News & Observer

Home schooling accelerating in North Carolina
News & Observer
Homeschooling mom Andrea Forte, center, reads to her kids Devon Forte, 8, left, and Elena Forte, 7, right, about the history of the colorful European kings and queens of the middle ages during the kids' language arts and history class time upstairs in
Homeschooling a Best Kept Secret in Alaska According to Focus Home SchoolingDigitalJournal.com

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Homeschool student denied access to Lake Forest program after … – Dover Post

Local homeschool student denied access to Lake Forest program after
Dover Post
Now, Roscoe has been banned from participating in extracurricular activities at the school unless he enrolls full-time because Roscoe is homeschooled. As school districts around the region deal with how to handle homeschooled children who want to …

‘Very sheltered’ homeschooled Texas teen guns down both of his parents: police – Raw Story

'Very sheltered' homeschooled Texas teen guns down both of his parents: police
Raw Story
A teenager from Frisco, Texas is accused of murdering both of his parents late Monday night. According to DallasNews.com, the 16-year-old was “very sheltered,” and was being homeschooled by parents who wished to shield him from the world.