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Making the choice to homeschool over publicly educating your child is a big decision. In 2018, the debate on whether homeschooling is a better option often has become a very passionate debate and all ultimately depends on your personal situation. There are numerous Pros and Cons of Homeschooling just as there are to the public education system.  Homeschooling… Read Article →

As you’ll understand, choosing to home educate is a life-changing decision, not only for the child but also for the entire family. It takes a lot of time, sacrifice, and patience. It is strongly recommended that a potential home educating family does their research on the pros and cons of Homeschooling. By the time you’ve completed your… Read Article →

Homeschooling could be the most feasible option for parents who want to educate their children but cannot afford the expenses in a typical school. With homeschooling, parents can still have the best education for their children without having to resort to expensive everyday expenditures of sending children to school. However, one should bear in mind… Read Article →

Gender Roles and Homeschooling Is homeschooling sexist? Kind of a weird question and maybe it wasn’t one of the first that popped up in your mind, but when we talk about homeschooling controversy, this is one of the topics that people are talking about. By homeschooling are we showing our children specific gender roles that… Read Article →

Homeschool education has been in existence since ancient times. In ancient Greece, for instance, education was mostly by tutorial and other concentrated methods. Over time, the change in approach and techniques of educating at home has evolved to what we see as homeschooling today. At present, there is a marked increase in the number of students… Read Article →

The concept of entering your teen into a homeschool high school program can be daunting and tough to some. But many homeschool advocates stress that a homeschool high school program for your teen can be a lot easier and more advantageous than you think. Teens under a homeschool high school program can be just as able to… Read Article →

The Home School Foundation (HSF) offers grants to groups and families to support their homeschooling efforts. This post will help you to find if and how HSF can help you. The Home School Foundation has several funds for homeschooling grants: – The Widows Fund – The Kids Curriculum Fund – The Children of Single Parents Fund –… Read Article →

Schools see breakout success-‘Multiplex’ approach gives students second chance You know you’re not in your typical high school when the rough-and-tumble minutes between classes are pierced by a double line of sweet-faced second-graders filing quietly past. The high school kids, many of them former dropouts, stop and let them through. It’s another Monday morning at… Read Article →

A previous posting about voucher schemes as part of the right wing’s larger War on Public Education solicited this highly enlightening comment from Daniel Newby: I promoted tax credits, and even vouchers, for many years, until I realized the damage they would do to the private institutions we are attempting to empower. There are better… Read Article →

The decision to homeschool your child or children is often not easily made and usually a complicated process. But giving it a lot of thought may be absolutely worth it, and you definitely wouldn’t like to miss out the chance to give your kids a homeschool education if that is the right thing for them… Read Article →