Category Archives: Opinion

Florida Supermom Homeschools 16 Children

Sure, it’s true that most people aren’t going to take on such a large commitment. But, for those for whom it works, it’s a beautiful story to behold. This dedicated family enjoys their organized homeschool lifestyle as a very large family, indeed! Read the full story here

LEGISLATIVE HOMESCHOOL INFO FORUM – WE WANT YOUR PRESENCE AT THE CAPITOL!

The CT Legislature Children’s Committee Co-Chair Diana Urban, decided to hold what is termed “A Public Information Forum” on “homeschooling and communication” on April 26 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm in Room 1B of the Legislative Office Building. Certain people were invited to speak at the forum, by invitation only, although the event will […]

13 Ways Public Schools Incubate Mental Instability In Kids

A very long excerpt from an important article. Homeschoolers hear complaints about public schools all of the time. Please read the entire article. Truth. “The correlation between public school environments and the deteriorating mental health of children has been intensifying for decades. By Stella Morabito 2/21/2018 Why doesn’t anyone investigate the toxic effects of today’s […]

9 Elephants in the (Public School) Classroom

In order to grow, we must face our weakest links. The CT homeschool community, and homeschoolers across the nation regularly receive phone calls, emails and FB messages from families whose have children have given up hope with their public school experiences. We hear the same stories, over and over again. It’s disheartening. Change is long  […]

Further Thoughts on the Parental Rights Amendment

FURTHER THOUGHTS ON THE PARENTAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT. November 28, 2017 Attorney Deborah G. Stevenson Founder, National Home Education Legal Defense, LLC. Stevenson@dgslawfirm.com I am very glad to see that so many people are seriously contemplating the ramifications of a proposed Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  As some may be new to the idea, […]

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 […]