Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling in the news ’

2009 Issues Sale

2009 Issues Sale

As 2009 draws to an end, this is a good time to review all the wonderful articles and columns which have appeared in Home Education Magazine over the past year! In 2009 we ran interviews in every issue, with interesting people such as Kathleen McCurdy, Rachel Barton Pine, Rain Perry Fordyce, Lauri Rogers, Barb...
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Parents' Work

Parents' Work

As parents, we do some of the most important work in the world. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked, even by us parents. It is important that we take time to think about, recognize, acknowledge, keep in mind, and share with others the work that we do and the resulting benefits. Parents’ work is essential...
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The War on Kids

The War on Kids

The trailer for a new film titled The War on Kids includes quotes from longtime homeschooling advocates Patrick Farenga and John Taylor Gatto, and it’s been raising reviewers’ eyebrows across the nation, as evidenced by this paragraph in the Nov. 18th New York Times: “Arranged in sections that range from merely interesting to downright...
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Homeschooling Under Fire

“This past fall many homeschool advocates noticed an increase 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.” “In the Washington Post, education columnist Jay Mathews called homeschooling “the sleeping giant of the American...
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Embracing the Choice

“Every parent wants the best education for their children. It doesn’t matter if it is in a public school, a private or parochial school, or even at home. In the past few years, more and more parents have made the decision to teach their children at home. In fact, it is estimated that the...
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