Homeschooled siblings claim bronze at international competition – The Nation

Homeschooled siblings claim bronze at international competition
The Nation
Two homeschooled youngsters from Phuket won bronze medals at the Malaysian International Young Inventors Olympiad (MIYIO) this month for their innovative automated plant-watering invention. Nattaya Sompranon, 14, and Phimphan Sompranon, 10, …

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Home school: Siblings are three-fourths of UMW string quartet – Fredericksburg.com

Home school: Siblings are three-fourths of UMW string quartet
Fredericksburg.com
Home schooling allowed the Payne children of King George County to find their musical footing. Parents Jennifer and Kirby Payne aren't musically talented, but their four children — Zachary, 22; Luke, 20; Kaylee, 17; and Kelsey, 14 — are orchestra …

Middletown library sponsoring home-school STEM program – Frederick News Post (subscription)


Frederick News Post (subscription)
Middletown library sponsoring home-school STEM program
Frederick News Post (subscription)
Home-schooled teens Conner McGarrah and sister Taylor McGarrah make a stop-action video in a recent session of the STEM program at Middletown Branch Library. The free weekly class, designed for home-schooled teens, has been taught by teen …

Carlisle Homeschool Children’s Choir set to perform 10th anniversary show – Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle Homeschool Children's Choir set to perform 10th anniversary show
Carlisle Sentinel
“I also teach voice and piano lessons in the area and I had some students that were not homeschooled that were interested in the choir," O'Donnell said. "So I have had students from Big Spring, Carlisle and Saint Patrick also sing in the choir. It is

Pacers’ Paul George being home-schooled by Raptors – Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun
Pacers' Paul George being home-schooled by Raptors
Toronto Sun
In this back and forth, impossible-to-explain, playoff series of basketball mysteries, there may be just one certainty. Paul George, who turns 26 on Monday, is the best player in this series. And as the best player on either team, the 6-foot-9 forward

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Thousands attend state event on home-schooling – Herald Review

Thousands attend state event on home-schooling
Herald Review
Although the spirit was buzzing at the MACHE conference, there was a constant reminder that homeschooling was not always legal. Many attending the conference were wearing shirts saying “It is a right, not a privilege,” referring to the right to homeschool.

Community resources, including a music program offering 36 classes, give home-schoolers more options – Fredericksburg.com


Fredericksburg.com
Community resources, including a music program offering 36 classes, give home-schoolers more options
Fredericksburg.com
In 2014–2015, the area had 3,816 home-schoolers, according to the Virginia Department of Education. Home-schoolers account for 5 percent of students in the region and 3 percent of Virginia students. Numbers do not include those who attend private …

Home-schoolers make headway in King George County – Roanoke Times

Home-schoolers make headway in King George County
Roanoke Times
Burgess started the Guarding Hearts cooperative in 2002 to give county home-schoolers a chance to socialize and interact. The name is based on Proverbs 4:23, which says you should “guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your

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Unschooling: My Roadmap To Homeschooling – The Alternative Daily (blog)


The Alternative Daily (blog)
Unschooling: My Roadmap To Homeschooling
The Alternative Daily (blog)
The year was 2004, I had been teaching in the public school system for several years, telling myself that I wanted to gain some experience before pursuing my master's degree in education. That didn't happen. I decided that a master's in education was
What Happens When Children Are 'Unschooled', And Learn Beyond TextbooksYouth Ki Awaaz

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New homeschool prom to launch in Camden for kids throughout Delaware – Dover Post


Dover Post
New homeschool prom to launch in Camden for kids throughout Delaware
Dover Post
Students in public school can attend as long as they're invited by someone in homeschool. Unlike a traditional prom, this dance is for students in grades eight through 12. Younger kids are encouraged to attend so they can get used to socializing at a

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Home-schoolers typically prepared for college – Fredericksburg.com

Home-schoolers typically prepared for college
Fredericksburg.com
Along with public-school students, home-schoolers are taking advantage of dual enrollment classes offered through community colleges. In the classes, students study college courses while still in high school.

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Home-schoolers make headway in King George County – Roanoke Times

Home-schoolers make headway in King George County
Roanoke Times
Burgess started the Guarding Hearts cooperative in 2002 to give county home-schoolers a chance to socialize and interact. The name is based on Proverbs 4:23, which says you should “guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your

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Large turnout for Duluth home school convention – Mesabi Daily News

Large turnout for Duluth home school convention
Mesabi Daily News
With 18,772 homeschooled children aged 7-16 in Minnesota during the 2014-15 school year, 259 in Itasca County, it is no wonder that such a conference exists to answer questions parents will inevitably have changing to a relatively new system.

Home-schoolers typically prepared for college – Fredericksburg.com

Home-schoolers typically prepared for college
Fredericksburg.com
Along with public-school students, home-schoolers are taking advantage of dual enrollment classes offered through community colleges. In the classes, students study college courses while still in high school.

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New prom for Delaware homeschoolers to debut in Camden-Wyoming – Hockessin Community news


Hockessin Community news
New prom for Delaware homeschoolers to debut in Camden-Wyoming
Hockessin Community news
Students in public school can attend as long as they're invited by someone in homeschool. Unlike a traditional prom, this dance is for students in grades eight through 12. Younger kids are encouraged to attend so they can get used to socializing at a

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‘I resented home-schooling but it was the best decision’ – Stuff.co.nz


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'I resented home-schooling but it was the best decision'
Stuff.co.nz
I felt there was no other option but to pull him out of school and home-school him. Home-schooling is not something that I ever wanted to do as a parent and in fact I felt resentful that we were pushed into it by circumstance. However, my boy is

Jeffery Self’s An Insecure, Home-Schooled, Drag-Obsessed “Total Monster.” Have You Read His New YA Novel? – NewNowNext

Jeffery Self's An Insecure, Home-Schooled, Drag-Obsessed "Total Monster." Have You Read His New YA Novel?
NewNowNext
Known for his viral videos and guest spots on shows like 30 Rock and Difficult People, Self sat down with NewNowNext to discuss Drag Teen, life as a homeschooled “idiot” (his word, not ours) and working with the legendary RuPaul. So, is Drag Teen …

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Thousands attend state event on home-schooling – Herald Review

Thousands attend state event on home-schooling
Herald Review
Although the spirit was buzzing at the MACHE conference, there was a constant reminder that homeschooling was not always legal. Many attending the conference were wearing shirts saying “It is a right, not a privilege,” referring to the right to homeschool.

School Districts Forcing Troubled Students to Homeschool – Home School Legal Defense Association


Home School Legal Defense Association
School Districts Forcing Troubled Students to Homeschool
Home School Legal Defense Association
Though this discussion generally deals with students who struggle within the public school system, in Indiana it has broadened to include home education because some public schools have made a habit of forcing troubled students into homeschooling.
A Homeschool RevolutionFITSNews
Homeschooling: Not So Eccentric AnymoreFlaglerLive.com

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TEENS: Being home-schooled shaped my personality – MyWebTimes.com


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TEENS: Being home-schooled shaped my personality
MyWebTimes.com
However, I credit my sociable personality to being home-schooled. I was able to spend more time with my parents than most kids were. Because of that, I was imparted with many values and ideas that would not have been as firmly rooted had I attended