More parents explore homeschooling – WND.com

More parents explore homeschooling
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(USATODAY) — WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Arlene Figueroa knew she had found her “tribe of moms” when she met a network of women who gave birth at home and were now home-schooling their kids. “They all thought a little more holistically, and their kids …

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Report: Homeschooling Rate Nearly Doubles In Virginia – CBS Local


CBS Local

Report: Homeschooling Rate Nearly Doubles In Virginia
CBS Local
According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the state of Virginia had 22,021 students being home-schooled in 2002, that's 1.8 percent of the student population. The paper reports that ten years later the number was 35,858, which makes up 2.7 percent of

Officials scrap proposed changes to state’s home-school rules – Lincoln Journal Star


Lincoln Journal Star

Officials scrap proposed changes to state's home-school rules
Lincoln Journal Star
But Kathleen Lenzen, a member of the Nebraska Christian Home Educators Association, said home-school leaders saw no need for such changes and believed the proposed changes violated the Supreme Court ruling cited by state officials. They asked …

Out of the classroom: Parents explore home-schooling – 13WMAZ


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Out of the classroom: Parents explore home-schooling
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Arlene Figueroa knew she had found her "tribe of moms" when she met a network of women who gave birth at home and were now home-schooling their kids. "They all thought a little more holistically, and their kids seemed to be more …

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Valley residents glad state relaxes rules for homeschoolers – Sunbury Daily Item


Sunbury Daily Item

Valley residents glad state relaxes rules for homeschoolers
Sunbury Daily Item
Under the old rules, each homeschooler was required to submit to the home school district a yearly notarized affidavit, education objectives, immunization records, and at the end of the school year, a portfolio containing test results, writing samples

Canberra home schooled numbers soar – Sydney Morning Herald

Canberra home schooled numbers soar
Sydney Morning Herald
The number of Canberra children being educated at home has increased by more than 50 per cent in two years. Parents' groups have said children being pulled out of school was a major factor in the surge. Home schooling is often assumed to be a choice …

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Calling All Homeschoolers: Mission SJC Has a Day for You – Patch.com

Calling All Homeschoolers: Mission SJC Has a Day for You
Patch.com
Mission San Juan Capistrano is excited to present “Homeschool Family Day,” an opportunity for homeschooling families to enjoy a special visit to the Mission. Homeschool Family Day will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, and continues on the third Wednesday of …

Robotics team for home schooled students cannot participate in competition – Fox 59

Robotics team for home schooled students cannot participate in competition
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 7, 2014) – The city of Indianapolis is getting ready to host the VEX Robotics Championships at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. More than 130 teams are expected to compete but one team is feeling left out. Team “ID:10T5″ is made up of …

Homeschooling Lays Groundwork For College Success – South Dade News Leader (subscription)


South Dade News Leader (subscription)

Homeschooling Lays Groundwork For College Success
South Dade News Leader (subscription)
But after experimenting in public school for two years I found homeschooling to be easygoing and more beneficial. Now that I'm at MiamiDadeCollege studying biology, the exchange of a familiar environment for a buzzing college campus made me realize I …

Debate over home-school participation in public school sports could resurface – Columbia Missourian

Debate over home-school participation in public school sports could resurface
Columbia Missourian
COLUMBIA — A bill to include home-schooled students in public-school sports is likely to resurface in December or January in the Missouri legislature. After his re-election Tuesday to the 134th District, bill sponsor Rep. Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield

Common Core Spurs Increase in Homeschooling in North Carolina – The Heartland Institute

Common Core Spurs Increase in Homeschooling in North Carolina
The Heartland Institute
Common Core has become a major concern for some parents in North Carolina, a state where homeschooling grew by 14 percent during the last academic year. More children are now getting an education at home than in the state's private schools.

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Higher Scores And Cheaper: Should You Homeschool? – WFMY News 2


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Higher Scores And Cheaper: Should You Homeschool?
WFMY News 2
Studies show on average, homeschoolers score at least 34 percentile points higher than public school students on standard tests. And cost to educate a child at home averages around $600 a year. Compare that to $10,000 for a public school child. We

Increasing numbers of children are being home schooled in SA – The Advertiser


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Increasing numbers of children are being home schooled in SA
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The total number of home schooled students rose from 714 to 1076 in that time. The figures show there are 116 students from 63 families behind home schooled in the Tea Tree Gully council area this year. Joy Hay of Surrey Downs, is one of the Gully's …

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Public schools bullying homeschoolers to return – WND.com

Public schools bullying homeschoolers to return
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(ONENEWSNOW) — Public education is reportedly hitting new lows in the Mountain State as it strives to raise its numbers once again through various attempts to bring homeschoolers back into the school system. West VirginiaAs the homeschooling …
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WV public schools bullying homeschoolers to come back – OneNewsNow

WV public schools bullying homeschoolers to come back
OneNewsNow
According to the Homeschool Legal Defense Association, based in Purcellville, Virginia, Ritchie County Superintendent of Schools Ed Toman instructed his staff members to contact homeschool parents and persuade them to re-enroll their children in public …

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