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For those of us who have turned off the television, this will give you a good indication of how the major news media treats homeschooling. You will not find much mention of private Biblical homeschooling. The ideology of those in the news media is apparent as the "goodies" of government homeschooling are often the most positively spun elements.
Be sure to read "Avoid Government Homeschooling Like the Plague" to inoculate yourself before continuing.
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West Gardiner, Waterville moms support virtual charter school
They say bullying, illness and a need for more challenging classes are reasons the new types of schools make sense.
Non-profit news: Week of March 9, 2014
Mahwah Marine Moms will benefit from a tricky tray held by Ameriprise Financial at 6 p.m. March 12 at the Brick House, 179 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff, with proceeds dedicated helping fund necessities for our troops overseas. 201-221-2746.
German Homeschool Family's Reprieve and Implication on US Educational Policy
After a harrowing moment at the edge of a legal precipice, the German homeschooling Romeike family will be able to stay in the United States. The journey up that cliff revealed a lot about the worldview of the contemporary US regime and implications for American educational policy.
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Over 100,000 African-American Parents Are Now Homeschooling Their Children
We hear so much about the plight of Black children and their low test scores. We havenot heard that African American children who are homeschooled are scoring at the 82% inreading and 77% in math. This is 30-40% above their...
Education Digest, March 9, 2014: Open houses planned at campuses this month
Several school have open houses and informational meetings planned this month for prospective families to tour their campuses, meet the teachers and staff, as well as learn about their programs. Open houses and information nights are planned at:
Not making ‘Stepford’ kids
I wanted to comment on (Staff Writer Stephen Milligan’s) article “Still a bit leery of homeschooling.” (A4, March 2) I went to public school, my mother has taught public school for 31 years and I was a teacher — public education is in my blood. I choose to homeschool not to, in his words, “withdraw them from the world” or prevent them from being “exposed to various aspects of the world” but ...
Young Writers Project: Tell a story from the perspective or viewpoint of something unconventional
“Oh me, oh my, I have just fallen from the sky!” Splat, I hit the ground and break into small, wet pieces. Boing, I bounce around on the cold, gray sidewalk.
And Then There Were Women: Day Three at CPAC
And on the third day of CPAC there were women. Read more...
GAB: Officer Joe Harkleroad completes GPSTC course
Officer Joe Harkleroad of the Norcross Police Department completed a D.U.I. Detction and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing course taught by Georgia Police Academy Division of Public Safety Training Center(GPSTC).
Region News in Brief
Contest for Topsfield Fair theme underway Topsfield Fair fans are invited to submit their ideas for this year's fair theme/slogan. Submissions are being accepted online through March 13. The grand prize winner will receive a Family 4-Pack of tickets
“Tebow Bill” For Homeschool Athletes Moves Through Legislature
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.(WHNT)-Should homeschool athletes get to play and compete for their local public high school? That’s the focus of the...
Home school students learn teamwork through sports programs
The oppourtunities to particpate in organized team sports for homeschooled students are increasing. Austin Avery is a swimmer for American Christian Academy, a homeschool program, who has seen the opportunities continue to improve.
Where is Christine O’Donnell still famous? At CPAC.
Sharron Angle too.
The Fix: Where is Christine O’Donnell still famous? At CPAC.
Sharron Angle too.
NPR family converts school bus into traveling home
NEW PORT RICHEY — Angela Hadley's dream is to live off the grid. She wants to travel the country with her family without debt, food insecurity and the threat of homelessness looming over her family's head.
Bill exempts homeschool students from requirements
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A bill advancing at the legislature would exempt homeschooled students from following state requirements about curriculum or days spent in school.
The Times' Morning Update for Friday, March 7, 2014
Good morning, readers, take a look at what’s going on today and this weekend:
American School Releases New Online Personal Psychology Course
The American School is pleased to announce the release of a new online Personal Psychology course. This course investigates how people learn and see the world around them as people progress through infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood
American School Releases New Online Sociology Course
The American School is pleased to offer students a new online Sociology course. (PRWeb March 07, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/02/prweb11583584.htm
“Writing on the Right Side of the Brain,” led by author Jamie Cat Callan, 9 a.m. to noon. “Writing Family Memoirs,” led by Velia Pola and Meikle Paschal, 1 to 4 p.m. $45 per workshop, $75 for both. Reservations and prepayment required.
Common Core Controversy: Parents Opt For Homeschooling Route
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.(WHNT)-Some parents are deciding to pull their children out of area public schools as debate over the controversial Common...
C-J Regional Spelling Bee this weekend to include new vocab rounds
The 48 top spellers in northeast Kansas are set to square off Saturday north of Topeka in the regional competition - which involves a new vocabulary twist - for the opportunity to compete in the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
HBHE Impact Drama hosts new play
DANVILLE -- Heritage Builders Home Educators Impact Drama, a home school group, is preparing for its new play, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" coming this month. The Heritage Builders Home Educators is a group of more than 300 families around
National History Day competition winners move to state contest
May will mark the 125th anniversary of the Johnstown Flood, and that disaster was the topic of two winning research projects in this year’s National History Day competition in Pittsburgh.
Girl Scouts host recruitment drive at Zemmer tonight
By Jacob Hunsanger 810-452-2609 email@example.com LAPEER — Girl Scout Troop No. 13228 is holding a recruitment event for elementary grade Girl Scouts, grades K-5, tonight at Zemmer Middle School in Lapeer. The recruitment drive will be held in the school’s media center starting at 6 p.m. read more
Things to do in Brevard on Thursday
Here are your things to do in Brevard on Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Liberty Day events celebrate Patrick Henry, founding fathers
HARVARD – Roger Erber is all for the celebratory nature of Liberty Day weekend. But his true hope is to send off those who attend the Harvard conference with some lasting perspective.
Conroe Parks and Recreaction Department activities
Fun Quest Spring Break Camp
Flames eye strong showing in state tournament
The Front Royal Flames' varsity boys basketball team expected to take its lumps throughout this season, and its youth probably showed down the stretch in some close losses during the regular season. But it will have a chance this weekend to possibly avenge some of those nail-biting losses.