Monthly Archives: October 2014

Bring Your Bible To School Day

“Bring Your Bible To School Day” SOCIAL CONSERVATIVES URGED TO “STAND UP FOR FAITH” By FITSNEWS || The Palmetto Family Council – South Carolina’s leading social conservative advocacy group – is promoting this Thursday, October 16 as “Bring Your Bible To School Day.” “Have you noticed the recent headlines about students being told they can’t […]

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Most parents homeschool for educational reasons

THERE are many reasons why parents choose to keep their children at home for their education. Christian Education Ministries’ Schools Department general manager Terry Harding has conducted research into reasons. He surveyed home schooling parents and found: 26% of parents make the decision for “educational reasons”. “They like the individualised approach to home education and […]

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Pupils in homeschooling, distance education on the rise

EDUCATING children from the home is becoming a popular option for parents on the Fraser Coast. Figures show the number of students registered in home schooling and those enrolled in distance education have increased. Last year, there were 92 students enrolled in distance education, which increased to 99 this year. There were 25 home school […]

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Sandy Hook Advisory Commission After Homeschoolers

(Be sure to read the comment section, too) A Connecticut government task force wants to give special educators with public schools the power to veto homeschooling parents’ education plans. The Connecticut Post reports the state has placed increased scrutiny on its roughly 5,000 homeschoolers since the December 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, […]

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