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What Can You Do With $20,000, instead of spending it on college?

What Can You Do With $20,000, instead of spending it on college?

Blake Boles is a young adult who has done a lot of thinking and rethinking about college. If you’re just getting started, undecided or on the fence, take a look at this great presentation he made to see if you aren’t left with some great new inspiration and jumping off places. Hope you enjoy...
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BRAINWASHED: 7 ways to reinvent yourself, by Seth Godin

BRAINWASHED: 7 ways to reinvent yourself, by Seth Godin

The evidence is clear. The function of public education was (and is) to turn out compliant workers. Not educated voters, not passionate ideamakers. No, we spend all this money on school taxes to be sure that there will be enough people to do all the work that the factories once needed done. Exceptional teachers,...
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your state’s homeschool law

your state’s homeschool law

As Pat Farenga points out in our January-February 2013 issue, it is in your best interest to know and understand your state’s homeschool laws.  Unschooling is just a variation of homeschooling, so the same laws apply. We have a big chunk of space on our website devoted to state laws, here. Contact us if...
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John Taylor Gatto is disabled and needs our help

John Taylor Gatto is disabled and needs our help

John Taylor Gatto, much loved and admired advocate for unschooling and homeschooling for decades and author of Weapons of Mass Instruction, Dumbing Us Down and others, has suffered a stroke and is currently partially paralyzed and bedridden. His brain is working well and his mind is sharp, in fact he is working on another...
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become an HEM product reviewer

become an HEM product reviewer

We’re looking for families who are interested in receiving free samples of products, using them with their kids and then writing a review about the product(s). Are you part of a family that would love to do that?  If so, we want to hear from you. Tell us: who you are: your name, your...
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