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 …

Homeschool Families Don’t Have Many State Guidelines – Indiana Public Media

Homeschool Families Don't Have Many State Guidelines
Indiana Public Media
Many states don't keep a tally. Indiana's Department of Education tries to keep track – parents who want to homeschool are encouraged to report their enrollment – but since it's not mandatory, state officials say there's no way to know if their data is

Letter; In defense of homeschooling – HollandSentinel.com

Letter; In defense of homeschooling
HollandSentinel.com
In a recent letter to the editor, a member of the community made a caustic argument against homeschooling. As I read the letter, it became clear to me that the author, Margaret Boyce, had not been part of the homeschooling culture. She claims that …

More Florida Parents Choosing to ‘Drop Out’ of Public School for Homeschooling – Christian News Network


Christian News Network
More Florida Parents Choosing to 'Drop Out' of Public School for Homeschooling
Christian News Network
Homeschool 4 Recent data released by the Florida State Department of Education indicates that home education programs have now exceeded the enrollment of public schools in the state. According to the most recent report by the department, “In the last

Home schooling is a perfect alternative to schools stuck in a time-warp – The Age


The Age
Home schooling is a perfect alternative to schools stuck in a time-warp
The Age
Not the answer: Regular schools are way too restrictive for many children, who are better suited to being home-schooled. The issue about teaching creationism in home schooling is a red herring. The main aim of home schooling is to offer an alternative.

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Many children better suited to home school – Illawarra Mercury

Many children better suited to home school
Illawarra Mercury
In Australia there are about 30,000 home-schooling families. We should be encouraging the development of this approach where it meets the needs of children. Home-schooling is not a free-for-all. It has to meet formal criteria. Home-schoolers must be …

‘Truant’ piano prodigy forced to homeschool – WND.com

'Truant' piano prodigy forced to homeschool
WND.com
Yes, the 13-year-old musical genius, who was chosen to join 11 other musicians from around the world to play in Munich last year, playing this masterpiece … is also a truant in the eyes of the D.C. public school system. In March, Avery traveled to

Inside Homeschooling’s Child Abuse Problem – ThinkProgress


ThinkProgress
Inside Homeschooling's Child Abuse Problem
ThinkProgress
While his case was by no means the typical experience of a homeschooler, he is an example of what the Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE) calls “Homeschooling's Invisible Children,” — dozens of abused and neglected kids the group has …

How Christian fundamentalist home-schooling damages children – Salon


Salon
How Christian fundamentalist home-schooling damages children
Salon
Though I fell out of touch with my homeschooled friends as we grew older, a few years ago, I reconnected with a few ex-Quiverfull peers on a new support blog called No Longer Quivering. Poring over their stories, I was shocked to find so many tales of

Homeschoolers Outnumber Private-school Students in North Carolina – The New American

Homeschoolers Outnumber Private-school Students in North Carolina
The New American
News from North Carolina marks another milestone toward developing an informed, politically active citizenry familiar with the basic fundamentals of the American Republic. Homeschooled students now outnumber private-school students in North Carolina.

Local student decides to homeschool herself during the teachers strike – News1130

Local student decides to homeschool herself during the teachers strike
News1130
The grade nine student, who goes to to Earl Marriott Secondary, has decided to be homeschooled — and she is the teacher. Amanda says her daughter worked very hard to get straight A's for the first time last year; the girl was disappointed report cards …

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