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Homeschool Graduates in College ~ From the Professors’ Perspective

Excerpt: “In my pursuit to encourage homeschooling parents, I thought it would be interesting to get an idea of how homeschool graduates perform in college as experienced by the professors. I made an appeal to professors through Facebook posts, and with the responses that I received I’m going to give you some insight into what they’ve […]

Common Core Math – 5 Years Later

This is very important. It’s not just a public or private school issue; many homeschoolers also have kids in public school while concurrently homeschooling some of their children. There is some explaining to do. ” Five years into the implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative (commonly known as “Common Core”), 15-year-old kids in […]

Newsflash: Students Are Bored

Excerpt: ” When the High School Survey of Student Engagement (HSSSE) surveyed over 81,000 students in 2006, it reported that 2 out of 3 students are bored in class every day (in fact, 17 percent reported they are bored in every class).[1] … Duh! So, students are clearly not engaged, nor motivated. And why are […]

Define Homeschooling

The Definition of Homeschooling

Figuring Out The Homeschooled Kid: 5 Misconceptions

This short articles debunk the ignorance surrounding pervasive homeschool myths that still live in the minds of some people. Excerpt: “Studying outside of a normal school might sound unappealing to some. But homeschooling is a great alternative to regular school and allows the student to study at a more comfortable pace. It has been around […]

CHN August E-News: New Homeschoolers

This issue of the CHN newsletter is dedicated to new (or newer) homeschoolers who want relevant information in a one-stop shopping format. Please share with others who will be helped by this.  The ideas came from many homeschoolers – for you. CHN New Homeschooler Newsletter http://www.mynewsletterbuilder.com/email/newsletter/1412638780

Homeschool Information Meetings Around CT

Homeschool Information Meetings for Adults Are You a New Homeschooler? Are You Seriously Considering It? Below is a schedule of Support & Information sessions that are planned at different locations around the state. These events are free of charge and intended for parents. If you want to connect with others who are homeschooling, considering it, […]

Despite high popularity and positive results, prof says ‘jury still out’ on homeschooling

The proof really is in the pudding, but some folks just don’t want to see it. “Even though some 300,000 students have started homeschooling just since 2010 and studies showing that homeschooled children fare better academically than their public school counterparts, at least one education professor says we still need to know more about the […]

Another State *Reduces* Homeschool Regulations!

In 2014, 2015, and now – 2016, multiple states that held tight regulations on the homeschoolers in their states, have changed their minds.  West Virginia has now joined their ranks! The proof really is in the pudding as they say. Don’t fix what’s not broken also aptly applies. Homeschoolers are a dedicated lot. While there […]

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