WARNING: The links to the following articles are automatically generated and updated hourly based on a search for the term "Homeschool" from Yahoo news syndication.
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.
Last Fetch: 7/28/2014 1:47:38 AM
Wish I Was Here  [R] - 6.4.8
A stressed out actor (Zach Braff) is searching for his identity. Struggling financially, he daydreams, imagining himself as a superhero, while attempting to homeschool his children after his father (Mandy Patinkin) can no longer pay for their private school.
Community News and Notes
Kristi Isaak of Soldotna has been named to the Honor List at Northwestern State University of Louisiana in Natchitoches for the Spring 2014 semester.
Filipino lit workshop to be held for kids
The best way to learn a language is to appreciate and love it.
'Captain Fantastic' to film New Mexico
A movie about a father who moves his six children deep into the forests of the Pacific Northwest is set to film in New Mexico.
What You Don't Know About Doing Business In Hong Kong
Interesting facts and finer points of doing business, and living, in the magnificent world city of Hong Kong.
Review: Zach Braff stays in ‘Scrubs’ comfort zone with ‘Wish I Was Here’
Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here” is a sweet and jokey feature film that is so at home in the punchline rhythms of TV sitcoms ...
The Willis Clan Moves on to Next Round of America’s Got Talent
The Willis Clan is headed to Radio City Music Hall. The family band made it through the latest round of NBC’s America’s Got Talent Wednesday night, receiving word that they will be among the acts to perform at Radio City Music Hall in the next round. Members of The Willis Clan do more than sing, including [...]
Chuck Koplinski: Star, intriguing science propel 'Lucy'
What with Marvel Films dragging its feet where making a "Black Widow" feature is concerned, French filmmaker Luc Besson has taken matters into his own hands and given us "Lucy," a star vehicle whose sole purpose is to let Scarlett Johansson shine. What with Marvel Films dragging its feet where making a "Black Widow" feature is concerned, French filmmaker Luc Besson has taken matters into his own ...
The Week’s Best Trailers: Giant Grizzly Bears and a Little Light BDSM
This week at the trailer house, we get so many random goodies it's like a care package from your most eccentric aunt.
Our Town Sports for July 24
A weekly roundup of local sporting events, results and opportunities.
Group Warns UN Treaty on Persons with Disabilities Can Override Will of Parents
PURCELLVILLE, Va. – A Christian homeschooling organization is warning that a UN treaty approved this week by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee may threaten the rights of American parents to make their own decisions about their child’s care if that child is disabled. On Tuesday, the Committee voted 12-6 in favor of the UN Convention […]
Thorpe accepts new position in Dallas
The Rev. John A. Thorpe will soon be leaving St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton.
Glenn Beck’s theatrical attack on Common Core
Conservative media star leads simulcast strategy session to kill the national academic standards.
Wish I Was Here: Zach Braff Stars in Delightful Family Drama/Comedy
As an actor, Zach Braff is most closely associated with the character J.D. from Scrubs , the Emmy-winning sitcom which ran for nine years on network television.
Students, parents get a taste of Clarksville’s Renaissance Academy
For more information about Renaissance Academy, visit renaissanceacademyin.com. Families enter Renaissance Academy, Clarksville Community Schools' New Tech high school, for an open house on July 17. Much of the construction is finished on the building, with classes beginning on July 31.
Alpha Omega Publications Expands Courses and Resources for Ignitia Online Curriculum
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa, July 22, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- To expand opportunities and learning for students at Christian schools, Alpha Omega Publications is excited to announce the release of four new courses, as well as a brand new Blended Learning Library.
The Willis Clan to Compete on America’s Got Talent
After wowing the judges with their Appalachian-inspired rendition of The Sound of Music‘s “My Favorite Things,” The Willis Clan made it through the first audition of America’s Got Talent. The musical family competes in the next round tonight at 9/8c on NBC. Results will be revealed on NBC tomorrow at 8/7c. The Willis Clan do more than sing. The 12 Willis childrens’ [...]
'Wish I Was Here': Zach Braff tries to be a better man
Watch a promo clip with notes from writer-director on his film's look at family
Abused boy ate insects to survive, 'looked like Holocaust victim,' police say
A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy who reportedly was nearly starved to death, suffered regular beatings and resorted to eating insects has been released from the hospital and is now in foster care, WPXI-TV – Pittsburgh reports . Child welfare workers, responding to a complaint, found the child looking like a human skeleton in a home in Greenville last month, police said. The boy’s mother, 28-year ...
American School to Attend THSC Southwest Convention and Family Conference
The American School will attend the THSC Southwest Convention and Family Conference from July 24-26 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. (PRWeb July 22, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/06/prweb11940378.htm
Bob Dole battles home-schoolers
He seeks to help pass an international treaty on rights for people with disabilities.
Allegedly Abused 7-Year-Old Boy Found Weighing 20 Pounds, Ate Insects to Survive
Allegedly Abused 7-Year-Old Boy Found Weighing 20 Pounds, Ate Insects to Survive Mother, Grandparents Starve And Beat 7-Year-Old Boy, Who Was Found Weighing 20 Pounds 7-Year-Old Boy Found Weighing 20 Pounds, Allegedly Starved And Beaten By Mother, Grandparents 'Abused' 7-Year-Old Boy Found Weighing 20 Pounds, Ate Insects to Survive Local Not Optimized A 7-year-old boy was found abused and so ...
Harvey groups get ready for back-to-school
KEY Homeschool Association Inc. will answer questions about homeschooling at a back-to-school meeting Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Harvey Volunteer Fire Department, 639 Maple Ave., Harvey. Visit http://keyhomeschool.org/ or call Kelly Lepine at 504.368.4936 with any questions. Backpack give-away Looking...
Cops: Pa. mom, grandparents starved, beat boy, 7
A 28-year-old Pennsylvania woman and her parents were arrested after police say a 7-year-old boy was found in their home weighing 25 pounds, starved nearly to death
Thousands of homeschool advocates expected at Midlands convention
Columbia will host a homeschool convention later this week to help serve the more than 15,000 students in the Palmetto State who learn from home.
Deliverance brings couple together
FRANCISCO—Tom Stiles of Francisco is an exorcist, but not like an exorcist you see in the movies. Like most ministers, he conducts weddings and gives spiritual advice.
The constitutional debate over parental rights: A missed opportunity
In the last of the three-part series, Jeffrey Shulman from Georgetown Law looks at how the 2000 Troxel case was a missed opportunity to give parental rights a constitutional upgrade.
Boy found nearly starved, resorted to eating bugs
A 7-year-old boy weighing only 25 pounds was found nearly starved at the home of his parents. Police say he resorted to eating bugs and was beaten if he snuck food.
American School to Attend Southeast Homeschool Expo
The American School will attend the Southeast Homeschool Expo from July 24-26 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. (PRWeb July 21, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/06/prweb11940509.htm
Police: Mom, grandparents nearly starved boy, 7
A 7-year-old boy was nearly starved to death, suffered regular beatings and resorted to catching insects to eat during brief times he was allowed outside, police said in charging his mother and grandparents with assault...