Sweden continues to quash homeschooling – OneNewsNow


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Sweden continues to quash homeschooling
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Just a few years after "state-napping" a homeschooled seven-year-old boy from his parents after boarding an international flight to emigrate to India – and keeping them from seeing him for three years – Swedish officials are at it again. This time they

Religious homeschooling families find voice, victory in Goochland County – Watchdog.org


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Religious homeschooling families find voice, victory in Goochland County
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The Home School Legal Defense Association claims the board's religious exemption policy requirements contradict state law. The Virginia-based Family Foundation also rallied behind families that educate their children at home, saying government shouldn
Outcry leads to change in Goochland policy about religion and home-schooled wtvr.com

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Outcry leads to change in Goochland policy about religion and home-schooled … – wtvr.com

Outcry leads to change in Goochland policy about religion and home-schooled
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They were there because of a religious exemption policy put in place by the school board in 2013. The policy required children ages 14 and up, who wanted to be home schooled, to provide a statement about their religious beliefs to the school system.

Home-school website connects students, families – The Tennessean


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Home-school website connects students, families
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Home-schooling doesn't mean that parents cannot still pursue their own passions and dreams. Keely Brooke Keith, a home-schooling mom and entrepreneur, is proving that a little bit of determination and a lot of vision can make anything happen. She has …

Diana Diamond: Home schooling is a loosey-goosey operation in California – San Jose Mercury News

Diana Diamond: Home schooling is a loosey-goosey operation in California
San Jose Mercury News
Home schooling in California is a system replete with holes. The state has insufficient oversight, weak regulations and no results to prove how effective it is. Nor do local school districts really know how many kids are being home-schooled by parents

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Diana Diamond: Home schooling is a loosey-goosey operation in California – San Jose Mercury News

Diana Diamond: Home schooling is a loosey-goosey operation in California
San Jose Mercury News
Home schooling in California is a system replete with holes. The state has insufficient oversight, weak regulations and no results to prove how effective it is. Nor do local school districts really know how many kids are being home-schooled by parents

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Homeschool group gets artistic in Fremont – Fremont News Messenger


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Homeschool group gets artistic in Fremont
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The outing was a chance for the group of students in the Tiffin Homeschoolers group — who are from Fremont, Green Springs, Oak Harbor and beyond — to take a field trip, interact with other kids their age and have a hands-on learning experience.

School District Rejects Homeschool Objectives – Home School Legal Defense Association

School District Rejects Homeschool Objectives
Home School Legal Defense Association
Earlier this school year, the Brandywine Heights Area School District notified a homeschooling family that the education objectives attached to the affidavit filed with the superintendent were deficient and needed revision. The school official referred

Indiana Supreme Court rules in favor of Catholic homeschooling group – Catholic Culture

Indiana Supreme Court rules in favor of Catholic homeschooling group
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The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that the Indiana Civil Rights Commission overstepped its bounds when it levied a $5,000 fine against a Catholic homeschooling group. In 2008, the Fishers Adolescent Catholic Enrichment Society hosted an All Souls …

Marcus Jewish Center offers lots of extras for home-schooled – Dunwoody Crier

Marcus Jewish Center offers lots of extras for home-schooled
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The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta's Homeschool Extras program is entering its third semester offering extracurricular activities for homeschool students throughout metro Atlanta. The MJCCA's 52-acre, state-of-the-art campus, located at 5342 …

Home school religious exemption policy to be reviewed by Goochland schools … – WWBT NBC12 News

Home school religious exemption policy to be reviewed by Goochland schools
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GOOCHLAND, VA (WWBT) – A policy change to the home school exemption in Goochland County has a number of parents ready to speak out and make their concerns known at tomorrow's school board meeting. "Go ready to stand and speak intelligently for …

Changes to homeschool law receives praise from parents, questions from public … – Uniontown Herald Standard


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Changes to homeschool law receives praise from parents, questions from public
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Below, Marshall works on math homework as part of his homeschooling program at his house in Uniontown. Melody, Marshall's mother, chose to homeschool because she believes she can have more influence on his morals and values than she could if he …

As home-school numbers rise, regulation falls – KCTV Kansas City


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As home-school numbers rise, regulation falls
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The number of home-schooled children continues to rise in the country — now up to an estimated 2.2 million, including thousands in the Kansas City area. Public oversight of home schooling? Not so much, The Kansas City Star reports. In fact
Photo gallery: The Gelatts of Kansas City, Kan., home-school their four childrenKansas City Star

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Photo gallery: The Gelatts of Kansas City, Kan., home-school their four children – Kansas City Star


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Photo gallery: The Gelatts of Kansas City, Kan., home-school their four children
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Johanna Gelatt of Kansas City, Kan., spent part of her morning reading to her daughters (from left) Abigail, 5, Grace, 4, Emma, 8, and Hannah, 22-months-old, as part of her home schooling of her six children. Gelatt and her husband, both trained as

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Homeschooling mentor offers advice – San Mateo Daily Journal

Homeschooling mentor offers advice
San Mateo Daily Journal
If you've ever considering homeschooling your children, coach and mentor Diane Flynn Keith might be able to offer some assistance with her Art of Homeschooling event. Flynn Keith, who lives in Redwood City, said the event will cover the basics

Easing the Rules on Home Schooling – New York Times


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Easing the Rules on Home Schooling
New York Times
The push for looser requirements and less accountability for parents who home-school their children may obscure gaps in home-schooled children's education. In general, while children who are home-schooled do well on verbal tests, they do not perform as …

Weekly News Roundup: As Home Schooling Grows, Is it Wise to Deregulate? – Education Week News (blog)

Weekly News Roundup: As Home Schooling Grows, Is it Wise to Deregulate?
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This week, The New York Times published a story about a trend toward deregulation among states with home-school laws. This, the newspaper reports, is happening as the home-schooling population has grown from 1.5 million in the 2007-08 school year to …