Homeschool student denied access to Lake Forest program after … – Dover Post

Local homeschool student denied access to Lake Forest program after
Dover Post
Now, Roscoe has been banned from participating in extracurricular activities at the school unless he enrolls full-time because Roscoe is homeschooled. As school districts around the region deal with how to handle homeschooled children who want to …

‘Very sheltered’ homeschooled Texas teen guns down both of his parents: police – Raw Story

'Very sheltered' homeschooled Texas teen guns down both of his parents: police
Raw Story
A teenager from Frisco, Texas is accused of murdering both of his parents late Monday night. According to DallasNews.com, the 16-year-old was “very sheltered,” and was being homeschooled by parents who wished to shield him from the world.

Dictionary.com Defines Homeschooling as “Lame Propaganda” – Town Hall


Town Hall
Dictionary.com Defines Homeschooling as "Lame Propaganda"
Town Hall
Homeschooling parents have a few choice words for dictionary.com this week. While the online vocabulary tool can often be a helpful resource, users now realize it can also be pretty insulting. Just take a look at the example sentences the website chose
Here's What Dictionary.com Thinks Of HomeschoolersDaily Caller
Dictionary.com scorches homeschoolersWND.com
Dictionary.Com Removes Example Sentences Deemed Offensive to PJ Media

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How the Duggar Family Got Hooked on Homeschooling – Michelle Duggar’s … – Crossmap (blog)


Crossmap (blog)
How the Duggar Family Got Hooked on Homeschooling – Michelle Duggar's
Crossmap (blog)
So we began to research homeschooling; I had a friend that was a homeschool mother and I really picked her brain about how to get started. I asked her "How did you get started? I don't even remember how I learned to read. How in the world can I teach

Dictionary.com insults homeschoolers

Dictionary.com had some insulting “Example sentences” on their apps and website until shortly after twitter user  called them out.

UPDATE: Dictionary.com has replied to us through their twitter account that they removed the offensive examples. Strangely, when Kathy visited the site (late Monday) they were still there, but have since vanished.

Didn’t meet your editorial standards? You need to look up the word “apology.” You can see the original sentences in the screen snap above.

Here’s What Dictionary.com Thinks Of Homeschoolers – Daily Caller

Here's What Dictionary.com Thinks Of Homeschoolers
Daily Caller
Popular dictionary website Dictionary.com has some interesting ideas about homeschooling–at least according to the example sentences provided in the entry for “homeschool.” “If you want to keep your kids from reality and turn them into mindless

Texas court rules against homeschoolers who expected rapture and stopped … – Raw Story


Raw Story
Texas court rules against homeschoolers who expected rapture and stopped
Raw Story
A Texas court ruled this month that parents who allegedly stopped homeschooling their kids because they believed Jesus Christ was returning to Earth were not exempt from state education regulations. According to a ruling last week by the Texas Eighth …

Should home school students be allowed to play on public school teams? – Insurance News Net

Should home school students be allowed to play on public school teams?
Insurance News Net
The proposed legislation is named after former University of Florida and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, who was home schooled and allowed to play for his local high school team after legislation was passed in Florida in 1996. The Tim Tebow bill has passed

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Blake McKnight: From Home School to Home Team – CIproud.com

Blake McKnight: From Home School to Home Team
CIproud.com
WMBD/WYZZ-TV – PEORIA, Ill. – Wearing Cardinal red is really a dream come true for pitcher Blake McKnight, who couldn't believe his home town team was scouting him the past two years. "Growing up in St Louis and being a Cardinal fan, that was amazing," …

Homeschool right fit for Crowley family – The Crowley Star

Homeschool right fit for Crowley family
The Crowley Star
"For our family, homeschooling is the best way for us to make well-rounded kids because there is more to education than the ABC's," said Chris, father of three with one on the way. "How well can they handle themselves? Do they have good communication …

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Homeschooling High School The Less Scary Way – Patheos (blog)

Homeschooling High School The Less Scary Way
Patheos (blog)
We've been using Kolbe's homeschool course plans for 60-80% of his school work since the boy was in 6th grade, and I've been very happy with them. I knew we wanted to stick with Kolbe for high school, knew their curriculum was about right for our boy

Kentucky bill to allow home school students to play sports – The Floyd County Times

Lee files bill to allow home school students to play sports
The Floyd County Times
FRANKFORT – Representative Stan Lee, R-Lexington, announced Tuesday he has pre-filed legislation for the 2015 session that if passed would allow home school students to play sports for their local public school district. The proposed legislation is

Homeschool Happenings column: When school doesn’t work – Black Mountain News

Homeschool Happenings column: When school doesn't work
Black Mountain News
I mean, we've been learning together as a family from birth, but our daughter went to school through third grade. Home-schooling after being in school is a different experience. I have one child who has never been to school and one who has. This is the

Guess what?: Bastian opts for home schooling – Jakarta Post

Guess what?: Bastian opts for home schooling
Jakarta Post
JAKARTA: Teen singer Bastian Bintang Simbolon says that he's going to continue his education through home schooling, so he can balance his education with a show business career. “It's hard for me to get up in the morning. If it's regular school, I have