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Freedoms At Risk – Twenty Years Later

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In the late 1980′s we started seeing incidents, at first seemingly unrelated but then increasingly fitting a pattern, until by March of 1991 we had become concerned enough to admit a growing sense of alarm to our colleagues, associates, and fellow homeschooling activists. In those days before email and the Internet were commonplace tools,...
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Is it time for California homeschoolers to panic?

Is it time for California homeschoolers to panic? by Mary Nix Since Friday morning, Home Education Magazine has been contacted by readers and the media wanting to know if the fearful headlines growing out of California Friday were true. I have been following the California situation since I first saw it come across my...
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Diplomas

“Although credentials are defined as something that entitles one to confidence, credit, authority, or power, the term has come to refer primarily to formal pieces of paper that have been awarded through an institution. Yet in practice, employers, college admission committees, and others often quickly pass over these formal credentials and instead make decisions...
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Reading

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ~Groucho Marx Reading is potentially one of life’s most underrated accomplishments. Consider for a moment how much reading you do in a single day – beginning with what you’re reading right now....
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Libraries and Homeschooling

“A magnificent education can be obtained solely through reading.” For homeschooling families, the library can be one of the most valuable resources available. Mark Hegener, publisher of Home Education Magazine, has said for many years that all one needs to homeschool successfully is “love and a library card.” Libraries offer so much for families:...
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