Home Schooling Produces Spelling Champ – WLOX

Home Schooling Produces Spelling Champ
WLOX
The state spelling champion lives on the coast and attends school at home. Thirteen-year-old Joshua Hanssen is home schooled. Home schooling is becoming more popular. Some parents choose home schooling in order to give their children more attention …

Homeschooled Kids Shouldn’t Be Scapegoats for Sandy Hook – TIME


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Homeschooled Kids Shouldn't Be Scapegoats for Sandy Hook
TIME
But reports have surfaced that under a proposal being considered by the governor's Commission, “Parents who home-school children with significant emotional, social or behavioral problems would have to file progress reports prepared by special education …

New York State Exposed Education: Homeschooling, an anti-Common Core option – News 10NBC

New York State Exposed Education: Homeschooling, an anti-Common Core option
News 10NBC
We have been following the grassroots movement supporting homeschooling. There are several groups in Monroe County alone and there are families around the region opting out of the system like the Gross Gross family in the Pavilion district. Their

Home-schooling program heads to Fourteen Holy Helpers – West Seneca Bee

Home-schooling program heads to Fourteen Holy Helpers
West Seneca Bee
“There's four of us moms who've home-schooled our children for at least the past year,” said home-schooling director Elizabeth Pollak. “When Fourteen Holy Helpers got their notice to close, Chris Luterek [the school's former chairman of the board] had

New York State Exposed Education: Homeschooling, an anti-Common Core option – News 10NBC

New York State Exposed Education: Homeschooling, an anti-Common Core option
News 10NBC
We have been following the grassroots movement supporting homeschooling. There are several groups in Monroe County alone and there are families around the region opting out of the system like the Gross Gross family in the Pavilion district. Their

10 Ways Homeschooling Makes Great Families – PJ Media

10 Ways Homeschooling Makes Great Families
PJ Media
6,8: Some homeschoolers complain that they become mini-mothers and mini-fathers, because 8+ kid families simply cannot be raised or homeschooled by a lone mother. They can lose what it means to be a sibling, both in terms of parental love and the

Queries for home schooling on the rise – The Hindu

Queries for home schooling on the rise
The Hindu
With eight cases of sexual assault reported in school premises in the city this year, it appears that parents are panicking. Some young parents have begun enquiring about home schooling. They are exploring the pros and cons, enquiring about the syllabi

Home-schooling levels put Harrogate second in North Yorkshire – Wetherby Today


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Home-schooling levels put Harrogate second in North Yorkshire
Wetherby Today
This puts Harrogate second in the list of districts in the county, behind only Scarborough where there were 70 children being home-schooled when last recorded, and ahead of York and Leeds. NYCC executive member for schools, 16-19-year-old education, …

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Disciples continue success, give homeschoolers opportunities – WWBT

Disciples continue success, give homeschoolers opportunities
WWBT
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) – The Central Virginia Disciples are in their ninth season and have seen themselves grow, both in numbers and success. The team is made up of homeschool students and this year's group of Disciples is looking to continue the squad's …

Mother revitalizes dream of pursuing education after 30 years of homeschooling … – LSU The Reveille


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Mother revitalizes dream of pursuing education after 30 years of homeschooling
LSU The Reveille
After becoming pregnant her sophomore year of college, she dropped out and dedicated her life to homeschooling her three children. Sherrilyn was quick to shrug off any notion of forfeiting career for family. “I didn't sacrifice,” Sherrilyn said. “Being

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Lisbon Demands Homeschoolers Take SAT – Home School Legal Defense Association

Lisbon Demands Homeschoolers Take SAT
Home School Legal Defense Association
In March, the Lisbon High School guidance department sent a letter to several homeschool families saying it is “imperative that you register your student” for the SAT college admission test. The school representative said the “state of Maine” requires it.

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Chart: Who teaches their children at home – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Chart: Who teaches their children at home
The Journal News | LoHud.com
A Journal News analysis of state education data found that Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties had a 31 percent increase of homeschooled students between 2005 and 2013. Statewide, more than 20,000 students receive their primary instruction at …

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Our View: Keep home-schooling standards – The Sentinel

Our View: Keep home-schooling standards
The Sentinel
The numbers of home-schooled students statewide — 21,897 in 2012 — and in Cumberland County — 606 — are proportionally small compared to those attending Pennsylvania's public schools, but the monitoring and ensuring the efficacy of the …

Homeschooling on the rise: Parents say school environment, excessive testing … – The Journal News | LoHud.com


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Homeschooling on the rise: Parents say school environment, excessive testing
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Arlene Figueroa knew she had found her “tribe of moms” when she met a network of women who, like her, had given birth to their children at home, and were now homeschooling them. Figueroa, a new mom, had been introduced to the group by her midwife, …
Lack of volunteers affects homeschoolers in MyosreThe Hindu

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Homeschooled 4-Year-Old Overcome with Emotion When She Learns … – IJ Review

Homeschooled 4-Year-Old Overcome with Emotion When She Learns
IJ Review
Ava (4 years old) is home schooled with her 6 year old brother. During their studies of early American history and the Presidents she grew quite fond of George Washington. They began learning of American symbols and she was asked “Who lives in the
Watch This Little Girl Sob Hysterically After Finding Out She'll Never Meet E! Online

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Homeschool Drama Troupe puts on 10th play – The Oshkosh Northwestern

Homeschool Drama Troupe puts on 10th play
The Oshkosh Northwestern
Student actors from Oshkosh and the surrounding area will be skating their way through the scenes of a heart-warming play when the Fond du Lac Area Homeschool Drama Troupe presents “Hans Brinker,” or The Silver Skates, Nov. 14 and 15 at Fond du Lac …

Home-school group helps vegetable garden flourish – Sun Sentinel

Home-school group helps vegetable garden flourish
Sun Sentinel
A group of budding green thumbs is helping a vegetable garden flourish at the Old Davie School Historical Museum. It's maintained by a group of youngsters known as the Sunshine Harvesters, who are part of the Broward 4-H project that goes for two years.

Homeschool Basics, Part 3: Finding Your Tribe and Using Outside Help | Moms – Greeley Tribune

Homeschool Basics, Part 3: Finding Your Tribe and Using Outside Help | Moms
Greeley Tribune
When you start homeschooling, one of the questions you will get asked the most is, “How will you socialize your children?” The whole idea behind this question is frankly ludicrous. When did we decide that a kid being in large groups of same age kids
Homeschool.com publishes their newest e-magazine, Getting Started with WebWire (press release)
Class Dismissed: New Indie Documentary On Home Education Receiving Huffington Post

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Bill that would end district-level review of homeschooling in Pennsylvania … – Tribune-Review

Bill that would end district-level review of homeschooling in Pennsylvania
Tribune-Review
“It was overkill,” said Dewitt Black, senior counsel for the Home School Legal Defense Association, which championed this and other versions of House Bill 1013 for close to 10 years. “The extra step created a double-jeopardy situation for homeschooling …

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