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Homeschooling stigmas within college admissions

Homeschooling stigmas within college admissions
As a proponent of homeschooling as a superior method of education for many (if not most) students when compared to public schooling, I was shocked to hear nothing but false and negative stereotypes from former admissions officers from three selective colleges earlier this week. The representatives came from Davidson College (NC), Princeton University and Wellesley College (MA). Having been spoiled... 

The Argument Against Unschooling is Usually Rooted in Elitism

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 have the resources to actually do some research and report the truth) push these false... 

Are Homeschool Parents “Selfish”?

Are Homeschool Parents “Selfish”?
My homeschool advocacy work has resulted in scores of conversations thus far this year with people who were previously ignorant of the many benefits of homeschooling. Their stated concerns about homeschooling have been largely consistent, a string of debunked or irrelevant notions fueled by the propaganda of partisan politicians, teachers unions, the media, and power hungry statists who think that... 

Who SHOULD Homeschool?

Who SHOULD Homeschool?
The reality that homeschooling is superior to public schooling has come as a very inconvenient truth to the public school advocates who attack homeschooling.  They used to argue that those without college diplomas and teaching certifications could not do the job of the teacher.  However, in EVERY academic study (controlled or not) I’ve ever seen, homeschoolers have done as well or better than those... 
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