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The Federalist

5 Tips For Families Considering Homeschooling
The Federalist
Homeschooling is having a moment. The number of homeschooled students in the United States grew by 300,000 between 2007 and 2012, and now make up about 3 percent of the school-aged population. According to a report from the National Center for ...


Statesman Journal

Be factual, fair about homeschooling
Statesman Journal
For example, for Meghan S. Bishop and Sarah E. Hunt to assert without evidence in their June 4 guest opinion that "[Christian] fundamentalist evangelical homeschooling" is a "petri dish for abuse" is an attack on millions of U.S. parents from all ...


Virginia Homeschool Privacy Bill Becomes Law Without Governor's Signature
The Heartland Institute
Homeschoolers in Virginia are pleased a widely supported privacy measure designed to prevent the sharing of personal information passed with bipartisan support. Senate Bill 1383, sponsored by state Sen. Dick Black (R-Loudoun), passed the Virginia state ...


Twin Falls Times-News

Waldorf Homeschool Group Plans Training
Twin Falls Times-News
Sessions are slated for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 13-17 at the Buhl school. Training is open to parents who are homeschooling their children, educators and anyone interested in Waldorf methods. Master instructors David and Susan Darcy from Austin, Texas will ...


Raw Story

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott picks homeschooler to chair State Board of Education
Raw Story
A Texas watchdog group expressed concern this week after Gov. Greg Abbott named a new chairperson to the State Board of Education who has never sent her own children to a public school. Last week, Abbott announced that he was appointing Houston ...

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Battle Creek Enquirer

Lack of home-schooling oversight comes under scrutiny
USA TODAY
But Lansing resident Cheryl Overly, who has home-schooled her seven children for 12 years, said that while most who choose to home-school are wonderful parents, more oversight is needed. Overly submits a report to the state annually because two of her ...
Michigan's homeschooling law comes under scrutinyBattle Creek Enquirer

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Parent files PAC complaint against Williamson County Home-school Coalition
Brentwood Home Page
A Williamson County parent has accused a local group of being an unregistered political action committee in a complaint filed Tuesday with the state. Gael Morkel of Franklin lodged the accusation against the Williamson County Home-school Coalition with ...


Texas Public Radio

Gov. Abbott Appoints Home-School Mom To Chair State Board Of Education
Texas Public Radio
Abbott Appoints Home-School Mom To Chair State Board Of Education. By Ryan Poppe • Jun 19, 2015. ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email. Texas State Board of Education. Ryan E. Poppe. Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed a person to lead the State Board ...

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Duggar case reveals need for more homeschool oversight
Statesman Journal
Recently it came to light that Josh Duggar, 27, a “19 Kids and Counting” reality television star and religious right activist, was accused of sexually assaulting young girls when he was a teenager. This tragedy is an example of two dysfunctions in ...

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Home School Legal Defense Association

School District Concedes Unwarranted Homeschool Form is Optional
Home School Legal Defense Association
Earlier this month, Utah's Ogden School District sent a form to homeschooling families. Although the form asked families to provide information that is not required under state law, the district threatened to withhold exemption certificates and ...

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