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Creative Therapy for Children With Autism, AD/HD and Asperger's

February 1, 10 at 03:46 PM

Read More: Asperger syndrome, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Autism spectrum

Creative Therapy for Children With Autism, AD/HD and Asperger's

Creative Therapy for Children With Autism, AD/HD and Asperger's - Using Artistic Creativity to Reach, Teach, and Touch Our Childrenby Janet Tubbs$18.95 323 pages SquareOne Publishers 2008 It is no easy task to find a teaching technique that can truly...

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A New Basis for U.S. Asylum Claims: Homeschooling

time.com | December 18, 09 at 06:04 PM

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A New Basis for U.S. Asylum Claims: Homeschooling

How German Homeschoolers Won Asylum in the U.S. Uwe and Hannelore Romeike are not like other asylum seekers, people fleeing war or torture in places like Afghanistan, Iraq or Somalia. They're music teachers from a village in southern Germany. And...

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New Hampshire High Court to hear case of homeschooled girl ordered to attend public school

CHRISTIANEXAMINER.COM | November 24, 09 at 12:40 PM

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 	 	  New Hampshire High Court to hear case of homeschooled girl ordered to attend public school

The New Hampshire State Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a 10-year-old Christian girl who was ordered to attend public school. A lower court had ruled that the girl could no longer be home-schooled by her mother....

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Breaking the homeschool barrier

SS-TIMES.COM | Sara Gentry | November 13, 09 at 12:06 PM

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Breaking the homeschool barrier

With a little effort and research, Tom and Cheryl Littlejohn have found ways to give their children a well-rounded education and avoid the homeschool stigma Although homeschooling certainly has a longer heritage than formal education, it remains a sticky subject...

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Homeschool Theatre Troupe stages Canterbury Tales

November 12, 09 at 12:11 PM

Homeschool Theatre Troupe stages Canterbury Tales

Homeschool Theatre Troupe steps into another era, taking children and adults into Geoffrey Chaucer's classic, "The Canterbury Tales."   Sponsored by the Sharron Baucom Dale City Recreation Center, the play follows a lively story-telling contest among a group of...

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U.S. School System Discourages Divergent, Creative Thinkers

NEWSBLAZE.COM | Dr. Yvonne Fournier | November 12, 09 at 12:02 PM

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U.S. School System Discourages Divergent, Creative Thinkers

Dear Dr. Fournier: My husband and I lived in a city where the public school system was terrible so I have homeschooled my children since day one. But he was recently transferred with his job and now we live in...

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Selling Lessons Online Raises Cash and Questions

NYTIMES.COM | WINNIE HU | November 12, 09 at 08:07 AM

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Selling Lessons Online Raises Cash and Questions

Between Craigslist and eBay, the Internet is well established as a marketplace where one person's trash is transformed into another's treasure. Now, thousands of teachers are cashing in on a commodity they used to give away, selling lesson plans online...

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Homeschooled senior a semi-finalist for National Merit Scholarship

November 6, 09 at 09:28 PM

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Homeschooled senior a semi-finalist for National Merit Scholarship

Like many high school seniors, Schatzi Jore is filled with plans for the future, but she might have a little more time to devote to her dreams than other seniors. Jore, a semi-finalist for a National Merit Scholarship, has been...

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Homeschool your child while traveling around the world

November 4, 09 at 07:28 AM

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 Homeschool your child while traveling around the world

Catherine Brooks is a certified art teacher whose school district allows teachers to take a sabbatical every 5-6 years. Catherine knew exactly what she wanted to do during her year off: travel the world and bring her daughter Isabela with her. Since the...

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Iowa City School Board Looks To Put Homeschool Policy In Place

KCRG.com | Chris Earl | November 4, 09 at 07:25 AM

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Iowa City School Board Looks To Put Homeschool Policy In Place

Dr. Betty Klein's life is spent with kids."We have nine children and four grandchildren," she said.About a decade ago, she made the move to homeschool her youngest children. "Many of them are adopted and have special needs that the school...

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Homeschoolers discriminated against as they seek H1N1 vaccines

Examiner.com | November 3, 09 at 09:27 AM

 Homeschoolers discriminated against as they seek H1N1 vaccines

Editor's comment:  The rights issue aside, this could be a GOOD thing for homeschooled children!  The H1N1 vaccine is problematic for a number of possible reasons, and the Swine Flu is not nearly the danger that the hype would have...

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Florida Officials Fail to Provide Quality Education, Suit Claims

NYTIMES.COM | November 2, 09 at 12:55 PM

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Florida Officials Fail to Provide Quality Education, Suit Claims

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing state officials in Florida of failing to ensure that students in Palm Beach County receive a high quality education, as evidenced by their...

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Schools Lower Academic Standards to Qualify for Federal Funds

Randi Kaye | November 2, 09 at 12:51 PM

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Schools Lower Academic Standards to Qualify for Federal Funds

So let me get this straight! Schools across the country are lowering standards - actually dumbing down lesson plans - to avoid sanctions under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). That act was President George W. Bush's signature education...

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