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The head of a controversial, Oak Brook-based religious and home-schooling organization that has held seminars reaching millions has resigned following allegations that he sexually harassed teen girls and women.
Bill Gothard, the founder and president of the Institute for Basic Life Principles, has resigned, according to a Friday evening report from the Sun-Times , due to alleged acts of sexual harassment of women and teen girls.
As two teens faced a judge Friday morning, for bringing an unloaded gun to the Alva School Thursday, WINK News is learning they were searched the day before for suspicious activity.
Home-schooled students in Utah would not have to follow the state's curriculum standards or days-in-school requirement under SB39 , endorsed Thursday by the House Education Committee.
In many places in America the quality of public schools has declined and the cost of a private alternative is rising.
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott told a conservative audience in Washington this morning that public school choice in education should be a parental right.
THE mother of a young student left brain damaged in a schools rugby match has told the High Court she was upset when she was told he could no longer stay in the school he had played for.
The Orlando Sentinel's excellent editorial on school choice and accountability points out flaws in the system.
Illegal immigration might be a hot topic for the media, but the networks remained mum when the government denied asylum to a German family seeking the freedom to educate their own children.
The Department of Homeland Security officially confirmed Wednesday that a German home-schooling family that had faced deportation following the Supreme Court's refusal to hear their appeal will be allowed to stay in the U.S. An agency spokesman told Fox News that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement chose to exercise "prosecutorial discretion" ... (more)
This may seem like a fringe proposal, but we see several advantages: for starters, more one-on-one access to professors and tailor-made lesson plans.
"Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary for good government and the happiness of mankind" ... are foundational words of our country .
Maine's 7th through 12 graders will have a new schooling option next September. On Monday, the Maine Charter School Commission voted unanimously to green-light the "Maine Connections Academy" - the state's first "virtual" school.
Jefferson County Public Schools' 21st Century Virtual Academy is offering its online learning courses for kindergarten through sixth grade for the first time beginning in the 2014-15 school year.
Just yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal by this German family of home schoolers.