Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling laws ’

No School Today?

No School Today?

We were at the dentist’s office last Tuesday. As the hygienist peered into the mouth of my six-year-old, she made friendly conversation with him. To most others, her line of questioning would be nothing other than small talk, but I stood in the doorway, palms sweating and heart thumping, waiting for the conversation to...
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Homeschool Support Groups

Homeschool Support Groups

Homeschool support groups and the individuals who build networks between homeschooling families are the glue which holds the homeschooling community together. Through their newsletters, conferences, websites, discussion lists, weblogs and more, homeschool support groups and active individuals keep the lines of communication open, while offering information, resources, news and perspectives on homeschooling. Home Education...
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Child Abuse and Neglect Laws

Child Abuse and Neglect Laws

It’s highly unlikely that you and your family will be investigated for child abuse or neglect. However, there are a number of reasons why homeschoolers find it helpful to understand the process of such an investigation and think about how they would respond. • Since anyone can file a complaint of suspected child abuse...
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Homeschooling History

Homeschooling History

Back issues of Home Education Magazine are available individually or in annual sets for the last ten years, from 2000 through 2009, but further back in our 27 year publishing history the available issues start getting a little thinner, and some issues can no longer be ordered. Only single issues are available for 2001,...
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Homeschooling – or Not?

A story picked up by the the Associated Press yesterday highlights a situation in which homeschooling is referenced, if not being actually done: EBENSBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Education is investigating whether children in a conservative Amish sect are being educated since their western Pennsylvania school was padlocked in a dispute over...
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