Posts Tagged ‘ homeschooling laws ’

Homeschool vs. Public School?

Homeschool vs. Public School?

An article titled Home-school vs. Public School for news station KAUZ in Wichita Falls, Texas, opens with this comment from the President and the question it ostensibly raises: “President Barack Obama sparked controversy earlier this week with the announcement that he believes American kids don’t spend enough time in school. He said by having...
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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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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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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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