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Homeschooling With Two Working Parents

Homeschooling With Two Working Parents
The three most oft-stated concerns about homeschooling revolve around effectiveness, socialization and lost income. Can parents more effectively educate their children than trained teachers? How will the kids develop socially if they aren’t in school? These first two questions are fair, and the quick answer to each is that homeschooling is the superior option. Academically, homeschoolers vastly... 

College Admissions for Homeschool Students (Part 2 of 3)

College Admissions for Homeschool Students (Part 2 of 3)
College education is not the be all and end all that so many public education advocates and politicians make it out to be. As most homeschoolers know, a self-directed or individualized education trumps the standard 20-to-a-classroom uniform instruction experience that the majority of students receive through primary and secondary schools. It is no surprise that many of them believe that they can... 

If You Love Your Kids, Do Not Hand Them Over To The State!

If You Love Your Kids, Do Not Hand Them Over To The State!
With today’s post I had intended to discuss the reasons why homeschoolers should consider going to a selective college.  I’m putting that on the back burner for the moment.  Several recent events have convinced me to address something that weighs more heavily on my mind – the destruction of our children’s lives by the state. Warning, some of the following stories/videos may be disturbing. At... 

College Admissions for Homeschool Students (Part 1 of 3)

College Admissions for Homeschool Students (Part 1 of 3)
photo credit: eduify.com I used to believe that the primary purpose of K-12 education was to get kids into college. And the primary purpose of college was to allow them to get good jobs, or to get into graduate school to get better jobs in the future. I also bought into the argument that I needed to support the public education system to be patriotic, to increase the competitiveness of the nation... 
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