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Should a Divorced Parent Be Able to Veto Home Schooling?

Can a divorced parent say no to the other parent home schooling their child? Credit: Getty Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is not entirely human. She is a (dramatic pause) sorcerer. This is a bad thing. Women are not...Hillary Clinton a sorcerer? Dad concerned about what his home-schooled daughter is learning.

SmackDown: Would You Homeschool Your Kids?

Illustration by Christopher Healy
I was Homeschooled, and So Are My Kids. by Crystal Paine There is overwhelming evidence that the majority of home-schooled students are thriving -- they score high on standardized tests and...
Would You Two mommies battle over the questions, 'Would You Homeschool Your Kids?'

More Muslims Turn to Home Schooling

More Muslim parents are turning to home-schooling for their children, in part because of issues their kids face in school as non-Christians. The Washington Post reports that while they may not outnumber the two million America Christians who...

German Family Granted Political Asylum for Homeschooling Kids

While it may not be written in the U.S. Constitution, for some, freedom means being able to school your children the way you want to. A German couple residing in Morristown, Tenn., gained that freedom recently when the United States granted them...

Will a Daytime Curfew Keep Kids in School?

In case you were feeling like a good parent this week, the city of Dallas wants to remind you that you're not. In order to combat juvenile crime, city officials are proposing a daytime curfew, with fines of up to $500 for kids who are out and about...

Martin Luther King, Jr. - 5 Websites with Facts for Kids

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a day that gives us a chance to stop and remember Dr. King's vision for the people in the United States, as well as a fitting precursor to the inauguration of Barack Obama on Tuesday. If you want to teach your...

Florida to offer K-12 online schooling

When it comes to online schooling, Florida is leading the way. The state already funds two online kindergarten through eighth grade schools as well as one that offers middle and high school courses. Last year, more than 57,000 students took advantage...

Give your kid a green thumb

A few weeks ago, in a fit of optimism, I shoved some some bean and peas seeds into my autumn garden. There may be time for one more crop before the first frost, and with Hurricane Ike sending rain all the way up our way, it may be wet enough too....

Dinosaur on the loose at L.A. Museum of Natural History

When John Hammond decided to clone dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, everyone knew it was going to end badly. But what if you could give your child the excitement of meeting a "real" live dinosaur, without worrying that you'll be devoured for dinner? The...

California homeschooling revisited

Not too long ago, a California court issued a decision that seemed to doom homeschooling in the state for most families. The court ruled that in order to teach their own kids, parents would need a teaching credential for the appropriate age....

Biblically Correct Tours

What do you do if you are homeschooling your children (or even, I suppose, if you're not) and want to take a field trip to the natural history museum, but don't want your kids indoctrinated by all that made-up fantasy nonsense they call science?...

The Governator likes homeschooling

"Every California child deserves a quality education, and parents should have the right to decide what's best for their children," said California's Governor Schwarzenegger in response to the state appeals court ruling that significantly limited...

California requires a credentialed teacher -- for homeschoolers

I strongly believe that parents need to be involved in their children's education. Without committed, supportive parents, a child faces a much difficult time getting through school. That said, I also feel that general education -- reading, writing,...

The Bitter Homeschooler's Wish List

Do you homeschool your kids? Are you tired of people judging you for making that choice? Are you sick of people questioning your ability to teach your kids what they need to know? Well, Deborah Markus is. She's written a list of twenty-five tips for...

Making the decision to homeschool

The other night, as my husband and I lay in bed, we were discussing our future and the future of our children. One of the issues that came up was school. We had both agreed awhile ago that we didn't feel comfortable with public schools at the present...

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