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... 
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... 
Public Schools Serve Adults at the Expense of Children
The Keller Independent School District outside of Fort Worth, Texas has been spending millions of dollars more per year than they’ve been taking in. When Keller voters rejected a 13-cent increase in their property tax rate earlier this summer, the school district was forced to look for ways to cut spending in... 
The Argument Against Unschooling is Usually Rooted in Elitism
I recently came across two YouTube clips that attacked unschooling. One was from The Young Turks from last year and the other was from the Dr. Phil show from 2006. While I have become used to the teacher’s union and the ignorant critiquing unschooling, it still bothers me when people with their own TV shows (who... 
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