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  1. This shocking weather is a warning to us all ... from 'up there'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Age

    ... did "it" before 9am? The last time we had weather like this, of course - and that was July 1974, if I recall. Home schooling makes sense after all. Although this sign doesn't sit too well with morning sex, it did take two hours to get kids to school ...

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  2. Poetry power - the word is spreadingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

    ... Composite High, Paul Kane High and several surrounding area schools. 'One mother whose daughter is doing home schooling called. Her daughter is in Grade 7 and wanted to compete. She's younger than most of the other kids, but this is her thing. I was ...

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  3. 5 Ways Common Core Will Impact Home-SchoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News Max

    ... Core could impact home-schoolers: 1. The new educational standards may have played a role in an increase in home schooling, according to Fox News . Proponents of the home-school movement estimate nearly 2 million kids are being educated at home. A ...

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  4. Nature Maestro Apps Empower Environmental Education through SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MacMegasite

    ... enriched for educators and contain standards-aligned, project-based learning activities for classrooms and home schooling. Dr. John McCosker of the California Academy of Sciences provided review and validation of the animal facts included in the ...

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  5. Proposed bill places tighter home school laws in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... to ensure every child is accounted for and she hopes this bill will do just that. "It would one: require home schooling parents to simply notify the school district," said State Representative Chang. "It's a very minimal requirement. The second ...

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  6. Friends, family and 4-H: Teen learns to manage disorder through involvement in clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... places. While enrolled in public school, Taylor participated in the FFA program. But she would transition to home schooling, where she was not able to continue with the FFA and ventured into 4-H. Her first exposure to the program was raising sheep ...

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  7. A stand for public schools includes pushback of Huuckabee/ Duggar connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Arkansas Times

    I stumbled across a fine column by Rekha Basu in the Des Moines Register, which rises in defense of public education in the face of pandering by Republican presidential candidate, including Mike Huckabee, to home-school parents in Iowa, where th e Religious Right dominates the GOP primary. Basu says the candidates have taken destructive aim at the thing that has made America great, the public education system.

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  8. Project Lifesaver signs onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... her day which is devoted to taking care of Benjamin who is home bound. Benjamin receives four hours of in home schooling a week provided by Mingo County Schools. Michelle reported that Benjamin can swim under water and hold his breath longer than ...

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  9. Lawmaker proposes registry for homeschooled studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NewsCenter 25

    State representative Stephanie Chang plans to introduce a measure that would require parents who homeschool children to be registered with their area school district. The proposal, calls for those homeschooling children to provide their address and the names of the students involved to district officials.

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  10. California vaccine legislation spurs legal debate over right to educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Inside Bay Area

    ... students from vaccinations. Should SB 277 pass, the only option for unvaccinated children would be home schooling -- and some lawmakers in the Senate Education Committee are questioning whether such a limited option is fair. Many parents who oppose ...

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  11. Legislation proposed to register names of homescho...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    ... outlined the details of the bill Friday morning. Chang says the measure is not aimed at discouraging home schooling, but a way to keep children safe from abuse. Both Chang and Sheffield cited Stoni Blair and Stephen Berry whose bodies were found in ...

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  12. Whalum is the Star of Petition Day One, Pulls for Three PositionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... And, he said, "I'm in favor of charters, and I'm in favor of traditional schools, and I'm in favor of home schooling." And, he said, of the state's ASD network of taken-over "failing" schools. "Our tradition of public education is the Titanic," he ...

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  13. Kids pulled from school over anti-bullying exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | UnionLeader.com

    ... sure principals "are mandated to send home notices when something like this happens." Since he's planning on home schooling his children, he said he's pursuing the parental notification issue for the benefit of the children who remain in the public ...

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  14. Home-school tragedy inspires new legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Michigan Radio

    Legislation set for introduction next week would require home-schoolers to report to their school districts and check in with child welfare experts twice a year. State Rep. Stephanie Chang, D-Detroit, says she was inspired to draft the bill after the deaths of two Detroit children who had been pulled from public schools.

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  15. Detroit leaders push for new homeschooling regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... STATE LAWMAKERS TALKED ABOUT PLANS TO INTRODUCE A BILL NEXT WEEK THAT WOULD HAVE A SERIOUS IMPACT ON THOSE HOME SCHOOLING INCORRECTLY AND WANT TO SEE BETTER CHECKS AND BALANCES SO EVERY HOME-SCHOOLED CHILD IS ACCOUNTED FOR. SOMEONE HAS TO BE ...

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  16. Mom will fight order against home schoolingRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... home schooled. The judge agreed. Vanessa and her supporters countered that Thomas wants to bring attention to home schooling to put less attention on his adulterous affair. Thomas Mills could not be reached for comment.

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  17. Program Assistant - Academic Services Department - Kolbe AcademyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | DFW Catholic

    ... tradition and teachings of the Catholic Church." This position is responsible for most aspects of assisting home schooling families, including, but not limited to: -Answers, routes, and responds to phone calls and emails from parents and prospective ...

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  18. Tribeca: Relating to "The Wolfpack"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    "Vivien Leigh didn't get the role because Hitch wanted someone who was exactly this mousey , insecure and scared by her own shadow - which you couldn't say of Miss Leigh. I think Fontaine nails the character."

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  19. Father who beat children with cricket bat refused 'Working with Children' checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Age

    A teacher who beat his children with a miniature cricket bat because he believed the Bible required him to do so can no longer legally work with children. The teacher was convicted in August of two counts of recklessly causing injury and two counts of unlawful assault with an instrument against his three children, aged 12, five and three.

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  20. Mitchelle Blair case prompts proposal to change homeschoolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... REPRESENTATIVES STEPHANIE CHANG DESCRIBED CHANGES IN THIS PROPOSED BILL THAT WOULD IMPACT THOSE WHO ARE NOT HOME SCHOOLING STUDENTS CORRECTLY. THE EXAMPLE IS THAT WERE STONI BLAIR AND STEPHEN BERRY WHO WERE FOUND DEAD IN THEIR MOTHER'S FREEZER. ...

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