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  1. Tony Norman: What August Wilson learned, and howRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Post-gazette.com

    Every artist is a universe of resentments, inspirations, insecurities and madcap schemes. The best are able to take the raw material of daily existence and churn it into the bittersweet nectar of something approaching transcendence.

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  2. Senate president champions disabled kids' needsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... Andrew has Down syndrome, a condition where he has three copies of his 21st chromosome. The Gardiners are home schooling their children, and are proud to report that Andrew's reading and math are on a 5thfifth-grade level. Andrew is as ...

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  3. Concern over home schooling - Glasgow Evening TimesRead the original story

    Yesterday | HomeSchoolBuzz.com

    Concern over home schooling Glasgow Evening Times Under the current law, parents are not required to register their children for home schooling .

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  4. Troubled teen 'stabs mother to death and injures grandmother' after ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Troubled teen 'stabs mother to death and injures grandmother' after years of neglect and life in a feces-filled home with no gas or running water Teen's mother, Melizza Wiley, 53, was found dead in Philadelphia home from stab wounds to her face, neck and upper torso A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder and aggravated assault in Philadelphia stabbings that killed his mother and left his grandmother clinging to life, after what neighbors have described as years of mistreatment. Zachary Pritchett was arrested following the deadly incident early Friday at a home in the Bridesburg section of the city.

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  5. Yet another superb argument for home schoolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Samizdata.net

    Head teachers in Cheshire have warned parents they will report them to the authorities if they allow their children to play computer games rated for over-18s.

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  6. Concern over home schoolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening Times

    THE current home schooling laws have created a "hidden population" of children which is impossible to monitory, officials in Glasgow have warned. For those who are registered - around 58 in Glasgow - education officials are only required to contact families once a year, to monitor progress and this can take the form of a written report from parents.

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  7. Two Detroit Children Found Dead In Freezer, Mother ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTVC

    A Detroit mother was arrested Tuesday after the frozen bodies of a boy and girl were found in a deep freezer in the family's home, police said. Court officers found the children's bodies while carrying out an eviction order at the 3-bedroom home in the apartment complex just east of downtown.

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  8. Reistville Corner Store offers a little bit of everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... also has a coffee shop, a gift shop, a toy store and a music shop, with guitars for sale. Keenan's foray into home schooling began when second son, Joey, begged to be home schooled when he was in fifth grade. "I didn't know much about it and I ...

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  9. On Leadership: Redefining the Three Ra sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... Mendocino County include a variety of educational styles from traditional K-12 classes to charter schools, to home schooling and other independent learning opportunities. Enrichment programs created to reach students in need are available in ...

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  10. Pupils in tears as Durham Free School closes after the school was rated inadequateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Chronicle Live

    ... are appealing, having been denied places at their preferred alternative school and others are considering home schooling. Governors are still waiting for full responses to Freedom of Information requests asking for details of communications between ...

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  11. McAuliffe vetoes six redistricting billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Washington Post

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed six Republican redistricting bills live on his monthly call-in radio show Thursday, then took the highly unusual step of signing the budget plan produced by Virginia's GOP-led legislature without a single amendment. McAuliffe's actions came one day before the Democrat is expected to announce vetoes on a raft of Republican legislation turning on political flashpoints such as guns, home schooling, "living wage" rules and the limits of federal power.

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  12. Three sentenced for starving Greenville childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... caught sneaking food, according to reports. The child was removed from Greenville schools in 2013 to undergo home schooling. At home, he allegedly was not permitted out of the house except on the back porch where he would catch bugs and sometimes ...

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  13. Hearing for sexually violent offender in Fairfield this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Reporter

    A public hearing to determine whether or not a sexually violent predator can be released into Solano County will be held this Friday in Solano County Superior Court. Fraisure Smith, 51, a high-risk sex offender, petitioned for conditional release and placement at a residence on Willotta Drive in unincorporated Fairfield.

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  14. Mother Arrested After US Police Find Two Dead Children In FreezerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | International Business Times

    IN PHOTO: A knife is covered with blood and a few feathers while it is used to slaughter chickens at the Holland family property in Warrenton, North Carolina December 13, 2012. Prepper Mike Holland lives with his wife, four children and three other men on their 13 acre property where they raise, chickens, turkey, goat and a cow for milk.

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  15. ALA President responds to House proposal to eliminate IMLSRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | American Library Association

    ... Government Publishing Office in affording millions of Americans access to data critical to everything from home schooling, to job searching and retraining, children's health and small business-building support. "The programs that IMLS incentivizes ...

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  16. Detroit woman whose 2 kids were found in freezer chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Northern Michigan News

    The mother of two Detroit children whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their home was charged with child abuse Wednesday and could face more serious charges once investigators determine how the boy and girl died. Mitchelle Blair, 35, was arrested Tuesday after court officers serving an eviction notice at her home opened the freezer and found the bodies of her daughter Stoni Ann Blair and her son Stephen Gage Berry.

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  17. Mother charged with child abuse after two children's bodies were discovered in a deep freezerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | National Post

    Prosecutors have charged a Detroit woman with child abuse after the bodies of two of her children were found in a deep freezer in the family's home. Blair could be charged with more serious crimes after autopsies are performed on her daughter Stoni Ann Blair and son Stephen Gage Berry.

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  18. Detroit children found dead in freezer after being missing a year; mom arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MassLive.com

    The mother of two Detroit children whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their home was charged with child abuse Wednesday and could face more serious charges once investigators determine how the boy and girl died. Mitchelle Blair, 35, was arrested Tuesday after court officers serving an eviction notice at her home opened the freezer and found the bodies of daughter Stoni Ann Blair, 13, and son Stephen Gage Berry, 9. The county medical examiner was hoping to conduct autopsies on the children's bodies Wednesday but had to wait until they had fully thawed.

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  19. Canon & Colorado: Senate OKs tax credits for private schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    A plan to give parents tax credits for private schools or home-schooling has won initial approval in the Colorado Senate after a spirited partisan debate. Democrats argued at length against the tax credits, calling them back-door vouchers that would deplete tax rolls of money needed to fund public schools.

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  20. Interested in (home) education? 7 authors you should read.Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Making it up

    Despite his experiences as a teacher and lecturer, John Holt became the leading spokesman for the home schooling movement in the US, publishing a magazine called Growing without Schooling for parents teaching their children at home. It was his books, How Children Learn that first introduced me to the idea of home education while doing a maths PGCE in the early 1990s.

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