Category Archives: Featured

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 […]

CT Public, Private & Homeschool Discussion Forum

Come and join us on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1263388143678454/

Homeschooling Geeks Into the Future of Education

Excerpt: “Last week, Wired published an article addressing the increasing rate of homeschooling in the tech community. Among others, our family was featured as an example of the growing dissatisfaction with the public school system and the desire to cultivate an education that focused on individuality and child centered learning. This was not the first […]

The Techies Who Are Hacking Education by Homeschooling Their Kids

Excerpt: “It used to be you had to go to a special institution to get information about a subject, but we live in the technology age and you can find anything you need on your phone,” says Jeremy Stuart, a documentary filmmaker, who, along with Dustin Woodard made a movie about homeschooling called Class Dismissed […]

Why Homeschooling Is Growing

Homeschooling shows what’s great about American democracy, yet also where our national education system needs to improve.   Fifteen years ago, the homeschooling movement seemed small, obscure, and, frankly, a bit scary. As a group, they seemed to be running away from the “immoral” public school system, and you were as likely to find them […]

Yes, The Homeschooled Kids Are Alright

No child gets everything he needs, whether homeschooled or educated otherwise. “But how can you be sure they are getting everything they need?” It’s the question that as a homeschooling parent I have heard more often than any other, even more often that that old chestnut, “But what about socialization?” and it is typically asked […]

CHN Summer 2015 Newsletter

CHN HOMESCHOOL NEWSLETTER http://www.mynewsletterbuilder.com/email/newsletter/1412406923   Please share with other homeschoolers who might appreciate the information. 

The CHN Annual Homeschool CT Conference

CT Homeschool Network and the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury are working together to coordinate an educational, hands-on, social conference, for current and prospective homeschoolers.  Families are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Join us on Saturday, October 10th, from 12:30-5PM.  Details on our conference webpages.

How one mom found her way after her son’s special needs diagnosis

by Amy Aves Challenger “Your child’s diagnosis is fairly straightforward,” said Dr. Gabby, our developmental pediatrician, as she handed me a one-page report. It was a chilly gray morning, not long after my first child’s third birthday. The thin paper I held could have been a white cape to wrap around my neck, with a […]

This Is The Future Of College

Excerpt: “Charging people lots of money to provide them with skills they could learn from an Internet video is probably not gonna be a viable long-term financial model,” says Richard Miller, president of Olin College of Engineering. “Knowledge is now a commodity. It’s really inexpensive and easy to get. Who’s gonna pay you for that? […]