Home-school notes: Kids harness creativity at art classes – The Tennessean

Home-school notes: Kids harness creativity at art classes
The Tennessean
Exploring art: The home-school art class at Fellowship Bible Church (1210 Franklin Road in Brentwood) offers an extended class time (two hours and one period for multiple ages (7-12). The class started Sept. 4 and will run until May 1. It meets from 1

Assignment: Education – Home Schooling – WKBT La Crosse

Assignment: Education – Home Schooling
WKBT La Crosse
“Each student, including a home school student, need to be able to demonstrate to us that they've completed a curriculum that prepares them to be successful in college,” said Corey Sjoquist, director of admissions at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Homeschool Families to US Senate: Defeat UN Treaty! – Home School Legal Defense Association

Homeschool Families to US Senate: Defeat UN Treaty!
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's CAP program was created in 1992 to train local homeschool families how to lobby Congress to protect homeschool freedom. Since 1992, our CAP families have participated in every major battle on Capitol Hill to protect homeschool freedom and …

Homeschoolers make choice to opt out – Indianapolis Star

Homeschoolers make choice to opt out
Indianapolis Star
I believe the Indiana High School Athletic Association is in error by allowing home schoolers to be eligible for athletics in schools (“Home school students have limited chances to play on high school teams”). This is a part of the school experience

Bill Could Allow Homeschoolers To Play KHSAA Sports – WBKO

Bill Could Allow Homeschoolers To Play KHSAA Sports
WBKO
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) UPDATED 9/15/14 — Bowling Green Christian Academy has a high school athletic program but if a student wants to play football, right now he or she is out of luck. "They have to choose. Do they want their kid to participate in
Lawmaker pushing for athletics for homeschoolersKansas First News

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Many doors still closed to home school athletes – Evansville Courier & Press


Evansville Courier & Press
Many doors still closed to home school athletes
Evansville Courier & Press
FORTVILLE, Ind. – When the Indiana High School Athletic Association changed its rule last year to allow home school athletes to participate on teams at their local public school, Trey Oetjen was intrigued. His oldest son, Caleb, was home schooled but

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Homeschool support can be found in Harvey – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com (blog)

Homeschool support can be found in Harvey
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com (blog)
Reasons parents decide to home school vary from concerns about the uncertainty of standardized tests in states like Louisiana to religious beliefs and medical issues. "When my son was born, he had a severe food allergy," Garcia said. "He can't even

Lawmaker pushing for athletics for homeschoolers – Kansas First News

Lawmaker pushing for athletics for homeschoolers
Kansas First News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky lawmaker is pushing to allow homeschooled children to participate in middle and high school athletics. State Rep. Stan Lee, R-Lexington, pre-filed a bill that would allow students at nonpublic schools that don

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Individualized instruction, flexible schedules draw families to home-school option – Fayetteville Observer

Individualized instruction, flexible schedules draw families to home-school option
Fayetteville Observer
Laura Hunter is pretty sure she will home-school her children – 4-year-old Jaiden, 3-year-old Garret, 2-year-old Kelsey and the baby girl she is expecting any day. Hunter, a Fayetteville resident who used to teach kindergarten at a public school in

Homeschooling families enjoy lots of family time – St. George Daily Spectrum

Homeschooling families enjoy lots of family time
St. George Daily Spectrum
One of the main reasons for educating children at home given by homeschooling families is the opportunity for more family time. Michele Knight teaches five of her seven children at home because she wanted to spend more time with her family and be more …

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Homeschooling makes education more flexible for Henderson family – Courier & Press


Courier & Press
Homeschooling makes education more flexible for Henderson family
Courier & Press
Photo furnished Keith and Rebecca Hudson, who home school their daughters Abbey and Kacey, use family trips, like this one to Georgia and Florida, as educational opportunities as well. This is a picture from their visit to the original Chick-fil-A

Prison drama for homeschool family isn’t over – Carlow People


Carlow People
Prison drama for homeschool family isn't over
Carlow People
Monica is the first known case in Ireland of anyone being jailed over homeschooling issues. 'Wednesday was a difficult day while it was ongoing,' said secondary school teacher Eddie, who is now waiting for Gardaí to come and take him to jail on similar …

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Wanna be a cop in Kansas? Good luck if you’re a homeschooler – OneNewsNow

Wanna be a cop in Kansas? Good luck if you're a homeschooler
OneNewsNow
Thanks to the Kansas State Commission on Police Officer Standards and Training, it's a lot more difficult for homeschool graduates to become a cop than other privately schooled or publicly schooled graduates. Instead of just accepting a high school

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Is there room on the team for homeschoolers? – Kokomo Tribune

Is there room on the team for homeschoolers?
Kokomo Tribune
Individual school corporations reserve the right to decide whether to allow homeschool and virtual school students to play sports, and Northwestern School Corp. board of education spent an hour wrestling with the issue at a meeting Thursday night.

Carnival of Homeschooling: Songs Stuck in my Head edition

Carnival of Homeschooling: Songs Stuck in my Head edition

Ever get a song lyric stuck in your head? That is my life. Songs spin around my brain like a soundtrack accompanying my life. Situations are set to music, or a song springs unbidden to mind and stays there until I stop and listen or look up the lyrics to figure out why my subconscious wants me to hear this right now.

Many doors still closed to home school athletes – WANE

Many doors still closed to home school athletes
WANE
According to the IHSAA rule, a home school student must be enrolled in the host school for at least one class per day to be eligible for athletic participation, as well as meeting all of the regular eligibility standards. Some schools, such as Avon

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Schooling should be done at home – but is that home schooling? – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald
Schooling should be done at home – but is that home schooling?
Sydney Morning Herald
Home schooling and homework are back in the news this week as we grind our way towards the end of the championship term of school that is term three. I've been riding the kids all term, a little like Mick Malthouse at half-time, about how important

Truancy Laws Snag 13-year-old Piano Prodigy – The New American

Truancy Laws Snag 13-year-old Piano Prodigy
The New American
In response, Gagliano's parents decided to remove her from Alice Deal Middle School and start homeschooling her. Said her father: We decided to homeschool her because of all the issues, because it was like a punch in the gut to have to face the fight

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Option play: Homeschooled students joining public school athletic teams a … – Naples Daily News

Option play: Homeschooled students joining public school athletic teams a
Naples Daily News
There were neighborhood friends, and Montgomery always played sports, but homeschooling eventually became "boring." Now, he says, he's finally comfortable putting it all together — the social challenges of public school and the demands of being on a …