Author Archives: CHN Admin

How School Districts Weaponize Child Protection Services Against Uncooperative Parents

Parents are increasingly required to obey, to conform to a school’s demands even if they believe such orders may not be appropriate for their child. Schooling is adept at rooting out individuality and enforcing compliance. In his book, Understanding Power, Noam Chomsky writes: “In fact, the whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate […]

Homeschool Domination: Why These Kids Will Take You Down

A must-see Infographic containing fascinating facts & stats about homeschooled kids and public schooled kids.  

Preschool Homeschool Curriculum Resources for Free!

PRESCHOOL CURRICULUM RESOURCES Announcement! Newly Published Preschool Resources Our homeschool community is always growing and improving. Throughout the years, educational resources that are available on the internet, across subject areas. Many educational tips, resources, lesson plans, activities – and much more, are shared from one person or group to others. The best part of it […]

***NEW & PROSPECTIVE HOMESCHOOLER SUPPORT**

This newsletter is chock full of basic information for those families who will be new (or are new) to homeschooling for the 2018-2019 school year. Read the full newsletter here.

News Conference at the North Steps of the Capitol

Educational decline: Homeschooling surges as parents seek safer option for children

Violence and bullying a drive force but school shootings tip the balance for many Excerpt: ““I’m required by law to place my kids in a public school or private or homeschool, BUT THE STATE IS NOT ACCOUNTABLE IN TERMS OF THE SAFETY OF THESE CHILDREN,” said Mr. Lambert. “So we get lots of calls from […]

The Socialization Homeschooled Kids Don’t Get

Excerpt: “I remember how friendship groups work, especially amongst girls. How cliques are formed. How it’s not cool to talk to the younger kid over the fence when you’ve got your school friend over. I remember how we played with power and exclusion. I gently enquire and check she’s ok. And she is. My strong […]

Homeschooled Girl with Four College Degrees

Savannah Dawson, Carroll resident graduating McDaniel with four degrees, used lessons from homeschooling, life on a farm to find success Excerpt: “Farraris said he can see how someone like her could come out with four degrees, because she was so dedicated. Every class, she was there, and always worked well with other students. Growing up […]

Is School Driving Kids Literally Crazy?

The American Psychological Association found that teens are more stressed than adults. by Kerry McDonald 5/16/2017 May can be a particularly dangerous month for schoolchildren. According to 13 years of recent data collected on mental health emergency room visits at Connecticut Children’s Mental Health Center in Hartford, May typically has the most. Under Pressure Boston College psychology professor, Peter […]

Is School Driving Kids Literally Crazy?

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 The American Psychological Association found that teens are more stressed than adults.  by Kerry McDonald Excerpt: “Dr. Gray concludes: “The available evidence suggests quite strongly that school is bad for children’s mental health. Of course, it’s bad for their physical health, too; nature did not design children to be cooped up all day at […]