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Black American families take school into own hands

Washington - While plugging away at college entrance exam preparations, Zion Utsey momentarily jolts up from his laptop and drums on the dining room table, slapping the wood with expert rhythm.

Op-Ed: Homeschooling — DiY alternative to public education

Top universities actively recruit homeschooled applicants. On average, they test 37 percent above public and private school students and tend to be better prepared for life, career and college. Is it time to rethink our educational system?

Home-schooled sisters write song supporting Santorum

Tulsa - The girl band First Love, created by sisters Haley and Camille Harris, wrote a song that they hope becomes Rick Santorum's official campaign song.

Court Reverses Itself, California Parents Can Homeschool Without Teaching Credentials

The Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles reversed it's Feb. 28, 2008 ruling saying that parents that homeschool their children must be credentialed.

The Terminator Has The Backs Of California Homeschoolers

Homeschoolers in California have a hero in their corner after the state appeals court ruled Feb. 28 to severely restrict homeschooling after hearing a case that involved one family. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger denounced that ruling.

State Appellate Ruling, Parents That Home School Must Be Credentialed

In what promises to be a very controversial court ruling, the California State Appellate Court has issued a ruling that says that parents that wish to home school their children must have teaching credentials.

But How Will They Learn If There Isn't A Text Book Around?

We all know what school looks like. Kids sitting at a desk while they listen to the teacher and read along using their text books. What would happen if the teacher is their parent and the text book is a field? Welcome to the world of unschooling.
 

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A lapbook mosaic depicts prettily the wide-ranging curriculum and flexible structure in one homescho...
A lapbook mosaic depicts prettily the wide-ranging curriculum and flexible structure in one homeschool; lapbooking, a popular homeschooling method, involves making and compiling mini-books on a subject, so the finished book is so big it covers a kid's or adult's lap.
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