Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling in Alaska ’

Every Child is Homeschooled?

Every Child is Homeschooled?

Follow-up opinion piece to an Anchorage Daily News article we covered Sept. 14th: In a sense every child is home-schooled, by Mary Kancewick, Published: September 28th, 2009 07:23 PM The recent Daily News article about home schooling sets up a dichotomy between “home-school advocates” and “others,” or, as she later characterizes it, between “traditional...
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Government Regulation of Homeschooling

Government Regulation of Homeschooling

As the English government threatens to increase regulation of homeschooling, and as homeschoolers in Alaska find their long-proven homeschooling law questioned by the media, an article at finding Dulcinea, the “Librarian of the Internet”, poses the question: How Much Should Government Regulate Home Schooling? Governments in Europe and the U.S. have had difficulty finding...
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Alaska: Making the grade?

Alaska: Making the grade?

An in-depth feature article appeared in the Sunday edition of the Anchorage Daily News, Alaska’s largest newspaper: Home school: Making the grade? By Megan Holland If Alaska parents want to home-school their child, no paperwork needs to be filed, no phone call made. No one need be told. As for the student, no specific...
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Homeschooling in Alaska

Homeschooling in Alaska

The Nov/Dec, 1999 issue of Home Education Magazine included an article titled Growing up in the Land of the Midnight Sun, by Mary Mullett: “On a typical winter morning, Josh Kumher, 14, rolls out of bed at 7:30 and dresses by the light of a kerosene lamp. He bundles up and goes outside –...
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