Larry & Susan Kaseman

College Level Examination Program

College Level Examination Program

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests are a very effective tool homeschoolers can use to solve many problems that legislation-happy folks might think required new laws. CLEP tests can be used to document high school transcripts and diplomas, strengthen applications for college admission and financial aid, convince potential employers and others that a young...
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Controlling Our Time

Controlling Our Time

“Homeschooling gives us control over our time, one of our most precious and limited resources. We have more time to work with because we don’t have to ride school buses, collect endless forms, etc. We can get enough rest, which makes life much easier. We can plan our time in ways that work well...
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Is Homeschooling Political?

Is Homeschooling Political?

Homeschooling is unavoidably political. The term “political” is used here not to suggest that homeschooling is a partisan issue to be identified as either Democratic or Republican or a key topic for local, state, and national elections. It is not to say that homeschoolers represent a large percent of the electorate. Instead, homeschooling is...
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Save Money and Homeschool Freedoms

Save Money and Homeschool Freedoms

Homeschooling curriculum can be very expensive. But determined, ingenious homeschoolers have figured out many ways to get outstanding curriculums and learning resources for very little money, regardless of the approach to homeschooling they have chosen. This column discusses reasons to save money, including the fact that the less we spend, the less likely we...
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How Parents Benefit from Homeschooling

How Parents Benefit from Homeschooling

We parents put a lot into homeschooling. It costs us a lot of time: time to learn about, prepare for, and do homeschooling, plus free time that we don’t have because our kids don’t go off to school. Then there’s the money: expenses we assume when we turn down free public education plus the...
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