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How Will They Learn Calculus?

How Will They Learn Calculus?
One of the most pernicious arguments against homeschooling is that parents are incapable of teaching their children certain subjects, such as calculus or chemistry, and only those with certifications and relevant college degrees can be trusted to educate our children (or more appropriately, your children). This position not only arms the thoughtless masses with yet another vapid refrain, but it directly... 

Destroying Minds, Destroying Bodies

Destroying Minds, Destroying Bodies
In a classically statist move, a Chicago public school has banned lunches brought from home. The Principal of the school, Elsa Carmona, has declared that her students must eat the food served in the cafeteria because she wants to “protect students from their own unhealthful food choices.”  There may be a more nefarious reason behind this uncommon concern for the health of public school children... 

Entrepreneurship and Homeschooling

Entrepreneurship and Homeschooling
In 1985 there were about 50,000 homeschooled children in America.  Today, there are more than 2 million homeschooled children in America. It seems that people are flocking to homeschooling, and for good reason.  No longer can detractors flippantly dismiss homeschooling as a fringe activity that leaves children academically deficient and socially impaired.    Parents who take the time to look into... 

How Homeschooling Will Reform Education

How Homeschooling Will Reform Education
In my last post I argued that educating children is never the first priority of public education. The first priority is always taking care of the adults that enrich themselves at the expense of the children though a destructive public education system.  The reason that these adults put their own interests before the interests of the children should be self-evident, their lives are more important to... 
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