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  1. The family with 34 children - and countingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BBC News

    Jeane and Paul Briggs have 34 children - 29 of whom were adopted from other countries including Mexico, Ghana and Ukraine. Now their family is about to get even bigger.

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  2. Security: 5 URL's that I found for K-12 programs from undercover agenciesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | MSDN Blogs

    ... the various "undercover" agencies. And here are the URLs that could get you started, or you could use for home schooling: Darpa: Information Innovation Office program titled Engage . , which leads you to CS2N http://www.cs2n.org/ , looks ...

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  3. Student battled cancer to finish her degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nelson Mail

    Mother of six and "real people person" Nicole Westbrook graduated with a bachelor of applied social science in a private ceremony in May. Back in 2011 Nicole had applied for the certificate in counselling and social work but it was immediately clear that she had the experience and skills to go straight on to the social work degree programme. Given the difficult and debilitating treatment regime she faced over the remainder of 2013 and early 2014, it was anticipated that she would not be able to complete her degree requirements.

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  4. Burr Ridge mayor brings 50 capitols to life at Oak Park home-schooling programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    It's one thing to memorize the names of all 50 capitals across the United States. It's quite another to visit all of the capitol buildings in those cities-a feat that Mickey Straub accomplished two years ago during a whirlwind 44-day span.

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  5. Student Who Was Statutorily Raped By Teacher Sues Miami-Dade SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Miami New Times

    ... w him near his home on her first day at the new school and had to pull out. She completed high school through home schooling. She also says that she attends weekly therapy sessions, and one day hopes to become a psychologist herself.

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  6. Rosemary Nyirumbe runs a school for young women fleeing slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Christian Science Monitor

    Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe sits with a cluster of young women from St. Monica Girls' Tailoring Center in Gulu, Uganda , and teaches them how to crochet purses to be sold in the United States . Inspecting one of the handbags, she uses a seam ripper to loosen imperfect stitches while affectionately chiding the student who made it.

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  7. As students and parents opt out of their zoned schools, will the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Nashville Scene

    ... public school a neighborhood over or across town. Maybe they pick a charter school, a private school or home schooling. Whichever the case, according to state, local and school district statistics, 1 in 3 children avoids his or her zoned Metro ...

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  8. .com | The Groenewald family I knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | News24

    ... house. Hannelie worked at a private hospital to supplement their income to survive and gave the children home schooling. My wife and I many times affirmed to ourselves that should any of us two be kidnapped, no ransom money was to be paid. I cannot ...

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  9. Dear Prudie Early Release: Can't Take a JokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Slate Magazine

    Get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week; click here to sign up. Please send your questions for publication to prudence@slate.com .

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  10. Peshawar school attack: The real reason the Taliban did itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | India.com

    The latest terrorist attack in Pakistan has left even the most hardened of hearts shaken. The Taliban in Pakistan carried out the most brutal massacre at an army school in Peshawar, killing almost 145 people including 132 children .

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  11. No place like homePosted on Tue. Dec 16th, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | TheCourier.com

    ... 11; Annie, 16 and Ashley, 14 work on their school lessons around the kitchen table. The family has been home schooling for the past nine years. Mother Christine Patterson, who was a public school teacher in California before the family moved to ...

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  12. D.C. Backs Off Plan to Make Superintendent the 'Head' of All Home SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | TheBlaze.com

    The Washington, D.C., public school system has relented on a plan to put the superintendent in charge of all home schools in the District, after strong objections from home-school advocates and parents. An early draft of new graduation guidelines released Nov. 25 said that "in the case of private instruction where a student is home-schooled, the 'head of the educational institution' would be the State Superintendent of Education."

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  13. Home schooling ideal for the right studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Watertown Daily Times

    There are many misconceptions about home schooling; I would like to dispel a few myths and provide some factual information. Home schooling is legal in all 50 states.

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  14. Fambrough: New LHSAA director Eddie Bonine has a lot of work ahead of himRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by VERONICA DOMINACH -- From left new LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine greets Richard Smith and Mitch Small during his introductory news conference Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. "Good morning, Mr. Bonine.

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  15. Are These the New Duggars? Meet the Bates FamilyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | People

    ... on sons Lawson, 22, Nathan 21, and Trace, 17, to help him, while Kelly Jo handles all the meals, laundry and home schooling. And while four of their 19 children have already said "I do," the Bates have strict rules when it comes to courting. Side ...

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  16. Private Hybrid School Students Serve More Than 200 Delegates at ECHORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | OnlinePRNews

    ... academically rigorous and Christ-centered K-12 education option that blends the best aspects of private and home schooling. Classical Christian Academy is a registered 501c(3) organization. For more information, visit www.discovercca.org and like ...

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  17. Yorba Linda High's Douglass aiming for optimal arcRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Wave

    ... is 5-11, a longtime sports fanatic and pastor at Calvary Chapel Saving Grace. His mother checks in at 5-6, a home schooling teacher who taught her eldest of four children everything he knows. Isaac Douglass began home schooling in fifth grade, long ...

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  18. Hypocrite BairdRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... desperate to tell the people of NSW about. For all but extreme cases I would have to question the validity of home schooling ("School of neglect", December 7). Many students struggle at school, where there are qualified teachers, adequate resources, ...

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  19. The benefits of personalized learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Coast Reporter

    ... s with children of all ages. Also responding was parent Wendy Rottluff who reported her experience organizing home schooling for her children.

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  20. Hot Topics: Can TV Still Tackle Real Issues?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... didn't just pontificate; we did both sides. We did a story about teen access to abortion. We did euthanasia, home schooling, vaccinations. Even teaching torture. Having that freedom was quite wonderful." Baer believes the explosion of programming ...

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