School news in brief: Homeschool sports policy, new vice principal, PARCC updates – Shore News Today


Shore News Today

School news in brief: Homeschool sports policy, new vice principal, PARCC updates
Shore News Today
The board unanimously approved a pilot policy that would allow homeschooled students to participate in spring sports at the high school. The policy calls for a review of the practice at the conclusion of the school year. In order to participate

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5 Threats Homeschool Families Face, According to Activist and Cruz Supporter – Christian Post


Christian Post

5 Threats Homeschool Families Face, According to Activist and Cruz Supporter
Christian Post
American Homeschooling families face at least five threats from the federal government that should cause homeschool parents and supporters to think hard about who they vote for in the 2016 presidential elections, according to a leading home schooling …

Tyler County Board of Education President Will Homeschool Kids – Wheeling Intelligencer


Wheeling Intelligencer

Tyler County Board of Education President Will Homeschool Kids
Wheeling Intelligencer
Tyler County Board of Education President Will Homeschool Kids. January 14, 2016. By MILES LAYTON and ED PARSONS For The Intelligencer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register. Save | Post a comment |. MIDDLEBOURNE – Tyler County Board …

EHT approves letting homeschooled students play sports – Press of Atlantic City

EHT approves letting homeschooled students play sports
Press of Atlantic City
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The local school board gave final approval Tuesday night to new policies that will allow eligible homeschooled students to play sports at the district high school this spring.

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Eighth grade homeschool student wins Raleigh County Spelling Bee – Beckley Register-Herald


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Eighth grade homeschool student wins Raleigh County Spelling Bee
Beckley Register-Herald
After seven grueling rounds of spelling words like "mizzle" and "iguana," an eighth grade homeschool student, Katie Mills, was named the winner of the Raleigh County Spelling Bee. She out-spelled 18 other competitors throughout the county, and took

Homeschooling children in Victoria on the rise – Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Homeschooling children in Victoria on the rise
Herald Sun
On the cusp of the new school year, the profile of homeschooling has been given a boost after a VCE student earned top marks for 2015 after a mix of home and distance education. Figures show 4136 students were educated at home in Victoria last year, …

Christian Homeschooling Movement Leader, Bill Gothard, Sued for Sexual Abuse – Gospel Herald


Gospel Herald

Christian Homeschooling Movement Leader, Bill Gothard, Sued for Sexual Abuse
Gospel Herald
Gothard was once known as a prominent voice in the Christian homeschooling movement, and an evangelist. This newest lawsuit is an amended version of a pervious lawsuit filed back in October of 2015. The suit was originally thrown out in December for …
Prominent Evangelical Christian Leader Accused of Sexual Abuse and HarassmentTruth-Out

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Need-based scholarships available for private and home school students – Catholic Chronicle

Need-based scholarships available for private and home school students
Catholic Chronicle
Scholarships of up to $1,500 per child are available for use at a nonpublic school or $500 for homeschool expenses. Families need to reside in Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, …
Scholarships available through NOSFLa Prensa

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BOE President Choosing Homeschool – Tyler Star News

BOE President Choosing Homeschool
Tyler Star News
Tyler Board of Education President Bonnie Henthorn has decided to take her two children out of the school system she was elected to represent and homeschool them. Her choice predictably has many members of the community upset. Many feel that it sends …

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SPARC group blends robotics, homeschooling into state berth – Murray Ledger and Times


Murray Ledger and Times

SPARC group blends robotics, homeschooling into state berth
Murray Ledger and Times
One probably does not think too often of homeschooling and robotics in the same sentence. But a local team of home school students are making waves when it comes to First Lego League competitions. SPARC Robotics, a team of 9-14 year-old homeschool …

Cruz Launches Homeschool Coalition Led By ‘Christian Patriarchy’ Adherent – Right Wing Watch


Right Wing Watch

Cruz Launches Homeschool Coalition Led By 'Christian Patriarchy' Adherent
Right Wing Watch
Ted Cruz made an effort to win over an influential subgroup of conservative evangelicals this week, announcing the formation of a “Homeschoolers For Cruz” coalition. While an estimated 1.8 million children in the U.S. are homeschooled, Cruz is aiming
Ted Cruz Campaign Rolls Out 'Homeschoolers for Cruz' CoalitionBreitbart News
Ted Cruz Launches 'Homeschoolers for Cruz,' Earns Endorsments From Thousands Christian Post

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BOE President Choosing Homeschool – Tyler Star News

BOE President Choosing Homeschool
Tyler Star News
Tyler Board of Education President Bonnie Henthorn has decided to take her two children out of the school system she was elected to represent and homeschool them. Her choice predictably has many members of the community upset. Many feel that it sends …

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Homeschooling children in Victoria on the rise – Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Homeschooling children in Victoria on the rise
Herald Sun
On the cusp of the new school year, the profile of homeschooling has been given a boost after a VCE student earned top marks for 2015 after a mix of home and distance education. Figures show 4136 students were educated at home in Victoria last year, …

Choosing Homeschool – Tyler Star News


Tyler Star News

Choosing Homeschool
Tyler Star News
Henthorn said she does not plan to resign from the board and still supports teachers, students and staff. BOE members had mixed feelings about Henthorn's decision. Henthorn told the BOE at its Jan. 4 meeting that she wants to homeschool her children.

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Need-based scholarships available for private and home school students – Catholic Chronicle

Need-based scholarships available for private and home school students
Catholic Chronicle
Scholarships of up to $1,500 per child are available for use at a nonpublic school or $500 for homeschool expenses. Families need to reside in Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, …

Homeschooling – Where to start… – BlogHer (blog)

Homeschooling – Where to start…
BlogHer (blog)
Homeschooling is the Mount Everest of topics and one I spent sooooooo many hours and days and weeks and months (you get the idea) thinking and researching about before we took the leap and started our homeschool. Whilst I totally recognise that …

Tragic Deaths of Home-Schooled Kids Rarely Lead to New Rules – Daily Business Review (registration)

Tragic Deaths of Home-Schooled Kids Rarely Lead to New Rules
Daily Business Review (registration)
All of them were home-schooled, but despite their disappearances going unnoticed for so long, opposition from the government-wary home-schooling community means it's unlikely these states will start keeping closer tabs on home-schooled children.

Homeschooling – Where to start… – BlogHer (blog)

Homeschooling – Where to start…
BlogHer (blog)
Homeschooling is the Mount Everest of topics and one I spent sooooooo many hours and days and weeks and months (you get the idea) thinking and researching about before we took the leap and started our homeschool. Whilst I totally recognise that …

Catalogs.com Makes the Grade for Number #1 Spot in Homeschool.com Top 100 … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine


Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Catalogs.com Makes the Grade for Number #1 Spot in Homeschool.com Top 100
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Homeschool.com, the leading Homeschooling Community online, released its list of the Top 100 Educational Websites of 2016 this week, which features Catalogs.com in the coveted first position for “Great Places to Purchase Homeschooling Products.”.

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What I’m never going to tell you about homeschooling – Lifesite


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What I'm never going to tell you about homeschooling
Lifesite
January 11, 2016 (Elizabeth Foss) — I heard a story the other day from a mother about my age. She's a faithful, hardworking, dedicated homeschooling mother with a loving, faithful spouse. They've done everything they can to raise their children in the

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