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Homeschooling is Tailor Made for Military Families

Homeschooling is Tailor Made for Military Families
Raising children in a military family has always been a challenge. The long and inconsistent hours of the military, the training exercises that can last from days to weeks at a time, and being forced to move to a new duty station every couple of years puts tremendous stress on the service member, the spouse, and their children. With the nation in at least two wars (or six, depending on how you count... 

Arrogance, Entitlement, Ignorance and Lies at the Save Our Schools Rally

Arrogance, Entitlement, Ignorance and Lies at the Save Our Schools Rally
This weekend in Washington, D.C. a so-called grassroots rally was held to “Save Our Schools”. As with most public education rallies, there were some good points made about the terrible centralized testing culture that is being forced down on schools, plenty of empty platitudes spoken about the importance of public education, and a lot of inane rants as to why competition and fiscal sanity are... 

Military Enlistment and Homeschooling

Military Enlistment and Homeschooling
The United States military lists candidates for enlistment into one of three tiers. Tier I candidates have or will graduate from a traditional high school or have 15 or more college credit hours. Tier II candidates are typically high school drop outs who have earned their GED. Tier III candidates are high school dropouts who have not earned their GED. Interestingly, despite the superior academic outcomes... 

Statists Don’t Send Their Kids to Public Schools

Statists Don’t Send Their Kids to Public Schools
Rahm Emmanuel, the Mayor of Chicago and until recently President Obama’s White House Chief of Staff, made news this week when he decided to enroll his three children into the elite, private University of Chicago Lab Schools. This action disturbed many public school advocates who have become used to the candidates that they’ve showered with campaign contributions continually choosing to send... 
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