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  1. U.S. home-schooling group criticizes Sandy Hook panel reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Reuters

    A U.S. home-schooling advocacy group on Tuesday criticized a proposal for closer monitoring of home-schooled students, likely to be made by a Connecticut panel charged with improving school safety following the 2012 Newtown massacre. Noting that the 20-year-old gunman who shot dead 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School had been home-schooled for part of his time in high school, the panel said it would likely advise Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy to order more oversight of home-schooled students to ensure that "significant emotional or behavioral problems" do not go unaddressed.

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  2. Parenting Gifted Children: The Best Thing You Can DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Psychology Today

    ... fall into this category. How concerned should you be? For various perfectly understandable reasons home schooling is not always an option. Ditto for private education. What to do? What are your realistic options when you feel a school system is not ...

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  3. Online schools offer education by proxyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    ... and would get bored in his kindergarten classes. Sawada shopped around for different options and looked into home schooling before she decided to enroll Reo in Connections Academy. So far it's been a great fit, she said, and the online format allows ...

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  4. Groups want to restore old school camp on Mountain Loop HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... to do a mountain school.' If the camp can be restored, the bureau plans to coordinate with school districts, home schooling groups and recreational organizations to create an education program that stretches beyond the classroom. The site could be ...

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  5. Dramatic domestic conflict in 'Life'Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Arab Times

    A French couple who agree to raise their children in nature, free from laws and the effects of mass culture, find that things get awfully complicated when the mother decides to go back to organized society in Cedric Kahn's "Wild Life." Caught in the middle are the family's three sons, who must decide which side to take.

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  6. The Left/Right Alliance That Legalized HomeschoolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... rights movement. Farris and other lawyers fought to change the definition of a private school to include home schooling; they combated truancy charges aplenty and faced down the dictum that students should only be taught by certified teachers. But ...

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  7. Progressive gun control advocates blame homeschooling for public school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Illinoisreview

    All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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  8. Family Fun Zone Launches New Site Focused On Educational Toys and Featured ArticlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | PR Log

    ... provides new articles and the industry is expected to grow. Many believe that this is a result of the home schooling trend which growing in the United States. Family Fun Zone many parents have chosen to teach their children at home, and these toys ...

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  9. Home schooling becoming an increasing choice for North Carolina familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... - with a series kicking off today. Once something only chosen as an educational option by a few families, home schooling has become more popular in North Carolina over the last few years. According to the North Carolina Division of Non-Public ...

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  10. Home schooling becoming an increaing choice for North Carolina familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Kinston Free Press

    ... - with a series kicking off today. Once something only chosen as an educational option by a few families, home schooling has become more popular in North Carolina over the last few years. According to the North Carolina Division of Non-Public ...

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  11. Right And Left Joined Forces In Fight To Legalize Home SchoolingRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... on the Family that Farris had his aha moment. He mulled it over for a few days before broaching the idea of home schooling to his wife; as it happened, she had heard the same program and was nervous to talk to her husband about it. Moore's book was ...

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  12. Can Public Schools Survive School Choice Initiatives?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Switched

    ... 2007, the number of K-12 students enrolled in online public schools has risen an astonishing 450 percent. Home schooling is also on the rise as 1.77 million K-12 students are homeschooled - a number that has more than doubled since 1999. Parents are ...

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  13. Wish I Was Here - Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | NME

    Scrubs star Zach Braff raised $3million on Kickstarter to help fund Wish I Was Here , his second big-screen outing as director. The campaign's huge success angered some critics, who accused Braff of abusing his fame by pleading poverty on a site designed to give a leg-up to first-timers.

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  14. Slant 9-25-2014Read the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Eugene Weekly

    ... DeFazio for Congress in the Fourth District. It's ironic that the man who sells an outdated curriculum for home schooling thinks he would have any useful ideas about reforming public education policy. His campaign website has only 60 very general ...

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  15. Patel Conservatory sees music therapy program helping communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... substance abuse and more. The Sturtevants moved to New Tampa from California in November and met Graham at a home schooling group where she was teaching. "I was working with a gentleman a at the end of life he had cancer and he was experiencing a ...

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  16. Commission: Evaluate some home-schooled kids for emotional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Darien News-Review

    Parents who home-school children with significant emotional, social or behavioral problems would have to file progress reports prepared by special education program teams, under a proposal being considered by the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. Commission members acknowledged Tuesday that the proposal, contained in a tentative section of the panel's final report, could be controversial and prompt opposition from parents of home-schooled children across the state.

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  17. Video: Sex-ed in Sin City kindergarten may include advice on, er a self-helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Hot Air

    ... educational environments where they have more control over them - like charter schools, private schools, and home schooling. This is less about education than it is about values-based indoctrination.

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  18. Letter: Repeal education tax creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    On Sept. 4, the Ledger-Transcript published nearly identical letters from two Republican candidates for the State House, David Bedard and Jim Kofalt.

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  19. Moderate Muslims Stand Against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Point of View

    ... The important question is, once you have new information, what will you do? I did not have the luxury of home schooling. It is not a reflection on my parents that I did not have that advantage. Instead, at 11 years old I went to a private Catholic ...

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  20. Commission: Evaluate some home-schooled kids for emotional issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | News Times

    Parents who home-school children with significant emotional, social or behavioral problems would have to file progress reports prepared by special education program teams under a proposal being considered by the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission . Commission members acknowledged Tuesday the proposal, contained in a tentative section of the panel's final report, could be controversial and prompt opposition from parents of home-schooled children across the state.

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