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  1. Common Core battle hits home for manyRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Marion Star

    ... child until she leaves my home," she said. Although the far-reaching school reforms aren't directly aimed at home schooling, Common Core holds a last-stand status among many such parents. "It is a hot topic," said Dennis Dean, spokesman for the ...

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  2. What's Wrong With Pink LEGO?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | BlogHer

    ... and we have a ton. It is one of those toys I don't mind investing in. We've done Unit Studies on LEGO while home schooling. We've bought LEGO new from the store, used from friends and off of Ebay. If you have kids with any interest in LEGO, or you ...

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  3. Undercover: 'How Blasphemy Sounds to God'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Pittsburgh Magazine

    Fincke shares von Trier's explicit, unsentimental vision. In what ostensibly is a coming-of-age story set in the tumultuous 1960s, Fincke tears away the typical wash of sepia-toned nostalgia associated with such novels.

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  4. In Syracuse schools, a grandparent for every first- and second-grade classroomRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Second-grade teacher Rosa Trapasso leads her class in a reading exercise at Porter Elementary School last year.

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  5. Forging ahead togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Johannah Willsey's first mosaic was on a trivet forged by her husband. That first creation - which would lead to a full-time family business - was the beginning of a "collaborative process," Willsey said.

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  6. Home-school parents fight Common Core education standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | TBD.com

    ... they choose, but many of these parents still have a big beef with the standards. Facebook groups such as "Home Schooling Without Common Core," have popped up. A Home School Legal Defense Association produced video on the standards has been viewed ...

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  7. Election View: Sutherland wants to save America for next generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    ... parents can decide which educational facility is best for their child, whether public, charter, private or in-home schooling, not a state or federal bureaucracy. We need to fix the VA by firing those who prove incompetent and allow our veterans to ...

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  8. Summer schooledRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | Western Star

    This summer my kids have no camps, no lessons, no plans, no pressure. They're chilling at home, exploring our new neighbourhood, hanging with friends.

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  9. Inquest due to be held into death of tragic bullied teenager Simon BrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | IcNetwork

    Sacked Cabinet Minister Alun Davies could face an attempt from his constituency party to de-select him as a Labour Assembly Member The Blaenau Gwent AM was fired by Carwyn Jones yesterday and now faces a battle to hold on to his Assembly seat The Bluebirds are set to profit after Fulham agreed a mega deal to take 29-goal hitman McCormack to Craven ... (more)

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  10. St. Tammany Parish Public Schools will hold registrations for new studentsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... going to another school because of grade promotion), students who are entering the school system from home schooling, and parents or court-appointed guardians who do not have the required proof of residency must complete an Assignment/Transfer ...

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  11. 'Army of Christians' Ready to Help Migrant ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Free Republic

    Some churches in Texas are frustrated because they want to help the flood of immigrant children that have crossed the border into America this year.

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  12. Carnation Fourth grand marshal Anthony Smith wants to be part of close-knit communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    People stopped their work in a Valley coffee shop when Dr. Anthony Smith came to the counter.

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  13. Dog days of summer take toll on columnist's poochRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... it probably will hurt are ultraconservative Jennifer Sullivan, a 23-year-old woman uneducated beyond home schooling, and Joseph Stephens, a conspiracy theorist who says he thinks that the media are trying to force Americans into communism. Stephens ...

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  14. Meet Boy Wonder Tanishq AbrahamRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Rediff.com

    Admission to high-IQ Mensa society at 4, college at 7, high school diploma at 10, currently a medical correspondent for the CBS talk show The Doctors and if all goes well a PhD in the near future, Tanishq Abraham is all set for academic glory, reports George Joseph.

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  15. 13 Things You Need to Know About Bowe BergdahlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | RollingStone

    The late Michael Hastings wrote the definitive magazine profile of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for Rolling Stone in June 2012.

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  16. Oakwood's Bobby Pierce Continues Dirt Track Success at 17-Years-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Oakwood -- He has the car, a fully-stocked garage, and the wins. He also has one of the sport's best nicknames -- the Smooth Operator.

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  17. A new resource center gives teens a chance to drop out and be their own teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... and teacher John Holt began writing books that lambasted the traditional education system and advocated for a home schooling model that put the child at the steering wheel. At the time, his arguments made him a minor celebrity. He had TV appearances ...

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  18. Pupils solve the world's problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | The Press On-Line

    Beauty queens all over the world may be wishing for it, but a group of Christchurch pupils are actually making world peace happen.

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  19. The Return Of The One-Room SchoolhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | GPB.org

    Even if your grandpa didn't walk uphill to school both ways, or have to break the ice on the bucket before fetching a drink with the dipper, you probably have iconic images in your mind of the one-room schoolhouse.

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  20. Teachers sell supplies at treasures saleRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Dearborn County Register

    Early reading skill books, books for pleasure reading, games, art supplies, maps, posters, CDs, student workbooks with teacher's guide, teachers' editions-these are just some of the things available at the award-winning Teachers' Treasures Sale to be held Friday, July 25, 9:00-4:00 at St. John's Lutheran Church on North Dearborn Road east of ... (more)

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