These days there is debate about the best forum for children to receive quality education: public schools, charter schools, private schools, school vouchers, and on and on. Home schooling, while still fringe, is growing in popularity, and some studies have even shown that home-schoolers perform better on standardized tests than public school students. According to […]
Parents send their children to school with the best of intentions, believing that’s what they need to become productive and happy adults. Many have qualms about how well schools are performing, but the conventional wisdom is that these issues can be resolved with more money, better teachers, more challenging curricula and/or more rigorous tests. But […]
A Tale of Two Homeschoolers: Of Deadlines and Deficiencies Staff Attorney Mike Donnelly answers questions and assists members regarding legal issues in West Virginia. He and his wife homeschool in the Mountain State. The West Virginia Legislature has not delegated authority to public school superintendents to deny parents the right to homeschool under the “notice […]
Education analysts and experts are calling on the public to have an open mind on a new way of educating children in China – the home-school. “It is possible that a rising number of Chinese parents will choose to educate their children at home instead of sending them to public schools in the future,” said […]
BETHEL, Vt. – Madie Feeney of Bethel is going to be junior. During the school year, her kitchen is her classroom. “The first year was really rough. At first I didn’t want to be home-schooled. I thought I would miss going to school and seeing all my friends,” Madie said. Several of her courses this […]
Unhappy with the rigid teaching style of traditional schools and recent student abuse scandals, some tiger moms in China are keeping their kids at home. Reuters A woman walks past school bags that have been placed on chairs at a kindergarten yard in a village, in the outskirts of Beijing May 23, 2013. More In […]
The August 2013 CHN newsletter is published. Check out the articles, resources and other information to offer homeschool support from CHN to you.
It’s wonderful to know that our work in developing lists of educational links (an ongoing project) is helping others. As you can read in this friendly letter below, a CT outreach by homeschoolers helped a Texas charter school class. Nice to have made the connection! We’ve added their calculator website suggestion to the top of […]