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  1. GOP speaker isn't known as a forward thinkerRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Marietta Times

    As election time approaches, political organizations and their candidates usually try to dodge labels and avoid controversy, but, to their credit, the members of the Washington County Republican Executive Committee have apparently decided to engage in total truth-in-advertising . By selecting noted fundamentalist guru David Barton as the keynote speaker at their 2014 fall dinner, they are proving beyond all doubt that their critics have been correct all along in saying that the once-Grand Old Party has been entirely co-opted by extremists and fanatics.


  2. Classical Education Makes a ComebackRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Catholic.net

    Seeking to pass on the wisdom of Western civilization, which was founded on Christian principles, a grassroots movement of parents, educators and others is reviving classical education in the Catholic tradition. Often developing their own curricula, classical education supporters across the country are opening new schools or transforming existing schools into independent and diocesan classical academies where students may read Plato and Aristotle, study Latin and examine the traditions of Western culture.


  3. Ann Haney: Homeschooling: Start smart, finish wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... but finishing well is just as crucial. Some of the ways to assure a good start is to protect your home schooling endeavor by finding out all you can about your states education requirements regarding the home schooling procedure. A good resource is ...


  4. Public Education: An Appendage of the LeftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... our students, teachers unions are opposed to any competition from non-public and private schools. They oppose home schooling unless kids are taught by state-licensed teachers using a state-approved curriculum. Rather than allowing parents control ...


  5. CUPE benefits from strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Castanet.net

    ... 21,500 students. Paul expects some of those students will not return, choosing instead private schools, home schooling or moving out of province to continue or conclude their education. "We have a risk of a huge adjustment later in the year but no ...


  6. Column: Will this education impasse have parents eyeing alternatives?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... public school system may have an appeal, especially after this gong show. Distance learning, online courses, home schooling, private schools, and private tuition are catching attention. They aren't for everyone but they are viable options and coming ...


  7. Home schooling thriving in central IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    One southside home-school group has 200 children participating this fall, reflecting an increase in home schooling over the past several years.


  8. Should Ohio lawmakers get rid of Common Core? The debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... Intelligent Design to slither through the back door. " "If Common Core is maintained in Ohio, I recommend home schooling. Get your kids out of public schools AKA: government indoctrination centers," wrote Donna Lillo of Cuyahoga Falls . "The whole ...


  9. :ETTERS: Learning experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Peace Arch News

    As the beginning of the school year rapidly approaches, parents are growing increasingly concerned that their children are going to be missing out on more days of school.


  10. Fair Play Home-schoolers deserve sports opportunitiesRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The notion that those who are home-schooled or attend private schools should have the right to participate in extracurricular activities, such as sports, in their local public schools has been hotly debated in states around the country.


  11. Boy, 9, Bikes Across U.S. for Kids with CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | NBC San Diego

    ... who will be living out of a bus as they follow CJ and his father on the road. CJ's mother, Katie, will be home schooling the kids over the semester, so the young cyclist will be slipping in some homework as he takes breaks to eat and sleep. "I'm ...


  12. More families choose home-school optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Daily Journal

    One southside home-school group has 200 children participating this fall, reflecting an increase in home schooling over the past several years.


  13. Religious Freedom FightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Townhall

    In 2008, the Romeike family had a big decision to make about the future of home schooling their children: stay in Germany, where the practice has been banned since 1918, and risk losing custody of their children, or seek political asylum in the United States.


  14. Home schooling in session this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    Susanne Lee has been home schooling her children since they became of school age and she said there are huge benefits to it.


  15. Despite opposition, Newark's school reorganization becomes realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Newark Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson stands and waves as she is introduced by Gov. Chris Christie as the governor delivers his 2014 State of the State address.


  16. Why not male teachers?Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2014 | Times News

    ... If he gets a female teacher who doesn't like him, he won't learn and we'll have to break out material for home schooling. It's no one's fault that many teachers are female, but the school district has an obligation of being sensitive to the needs of ...


  17. Sound Off: Time to change school schedules?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... time for discourse and thought. Three caveats: Limit electronic devices, students driving cars to school, and home schooling. Improving education is certainly a desirable goal. As we have seen repeatedly in the recent past our student population is ...


  18. Monitor Board of Contributors: Afghan bride's story shaped by love, learning and courageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    On the polished parquet floor of Star's function hall in Hamburg, Germany, a couple moved slowly in rhythm to the music of Afghan singer Bashir Hamdard, "Maida, Maida yar Zeba."


  19. Orpington mum explains how home education has helped her children see A Level and GCSE successRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | News Shopper

    ... home - I tailor classes to suit my children, it depends on what they need," Mrs Shiatis explained. "I think home schooling offers something extra. It keeps our options open and it's more flexible. But we do make sure we follow the national ...


  20. Exclusive: Nearly 2,000 families still without school places for their childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Independent

    Richard Garner has been Education Editor of The Independent for 12 years and writing about the subject for 34 years.