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AHA: Smoke Signals

AHA: Smoke Signals

Many homeschool advocates, support group volunteers, and business people who work with homeschooling families have noticed a marked increase this year in media challenges to homeschooling laws, regulations, and long-accepted practices, not only in many parts of the U.S., but around the world in countries where homeschooling is also popular. This compilation from the...
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Homeschooling in Italy

Homeschooling in Italy

Homeschooling mom and blogger Debbie Harbeson has been featuring interviews with homechooling parents to showcase the fun and freedom of homeschooling across the U.S., but on Monday she broadened her net to include Sybille Kramer, a homeschooling mom in Italy! Debbie writes: “I met Sybille while on one of my twisting, turning trips on...
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"Unqualified" Families

"Unqualified" Families

Over the years, a few people have claimed that stricter regulation of homeschooling is needed to prevent “unqualified” families from homeschooling. Some public school officials, a few legislators, and others have occasionally expressed concern that some truants are “escaping to homeschooling.” Some people, including a few supporters of homeschooling and even a few homeschoolers,...
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Homeschooling Fathers

“Children need more of their fathers and fathers need more of their children. Men have an extraordinary potential to realize in the lives of their kids, a potential that goes beyond narrowly defined gender roles that limit a father’s station in the family to that of “provider and disciplinarian.”As I consider my own life,...
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Is Homeschooling Sexist?

From the Nov/Dec 2000 issue of Home Education Magazine, Is Homeschooling Sexist? by Laurae Lyster-Mensh: “There is an elephant in the room that many homeschooling families don’t want to talk about. As a sometimes defensive minority we may think: Why bring up a potentially divisive issue? But it may be another generation before homeschooling...
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