History of Homeschooling

Homeschooling Book of Answers

Homeschooling Book of Answers

The Homeschooling Book of Answers is a truly inspired response to today’s growing demand for information about homeschooling. Don’t judge this book by its cover, or you’ll miss a real treasure. There’s a picture on the front and back covers of a notepad, with no less than seven pencils, and the subtitle “The 88...
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Homeschool v. Home School

Homeschool v. Home School

What difference does it make how “homeschooling” is spelled? The choice of spelling influences the meaning that is conveyed. For some people, “home school” brings to mind the common meanings of both words, that is, a “home school” is assumed to be a SCHOOL that happens to be located in a family’s HOME. In...
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Historic Perspective

Historic Perspective

“The history of the homeschool movement is instructive, in its details and its broader lessons, for the national politics of today.” Twenty years ago the publishers of Home Education Magazine produced a series of writings which outlined and explained changes which were happening within the then-still-new homeschooling movement. Homeschooling Freedoms at Risk includes writings...
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Public Image of Homeschooling

Public Image of Homeschooling

As the popularity of home education continues to rise dramatically, so too does the diversification of the homeschooling community. Families are turning to home education for reasons that are as diverse as their religious, political, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds in ever increasing numbers. The public image of homeschoolers in America at large, however, continues...
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Freedoms at Risk, 20 Years Later

“The history of the homeschool movement is instructive, in its details and its broader lessons, for the national politics of today.” Twenty years ago the publishers of this magazine, along with many who comprised the active leadership of the then-still-new homeschooling movement, produced a foundational piece of writing which still informs and educates, titled...
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