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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...

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U.S. School System Discourages Divergent, Creative Thinkers

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

Read More: education, homeschool, homework

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...

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Selling Lessons Online Raises Cash and Questions

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

Read More: curriculum, homeschool, public school

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...

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Afloat in the Ocean, Expanding Islands of Trash

NYTIMES.COM | LINDSEY HOSHAW | November 9, 09 at 08:21 PM

Read More: fishing, homeschool, plastic, pollution

Afloat in the Ocean, Expanding Islands of Trash

ABOARD THE ALGUITA, 1,000 miles northeast of Hawaii -- In this remote patch of the Pacific Ocean, hundreds of miles from any national boundary, the detritus of human life is collecting in...

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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...

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HomeSchool Talk and Swap

November 5, 09 at 02:53 AM

Read More: curriculum, homeschool, swap, trade

Discussion Boards: Swap Boards: Community HomeSchooling For all general homeschooling topics Secular Board for those homeschooling for non-religious reasons Religious Board For those homeschooling for religious reasons. Religious Board Closet General...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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