Category Archives: Opinion

More Parents Turning to Home Education

Two articles about the increase in home education. First Coast Mom Finds Balance by Turning to Homeschooling When Heather Crawford realized she was seeing her kids for only a couple of hours a day while trying to juggle being a working mom she knew something had to give. Read full article here. Homeschooling Draws Unprecedented […]

Teaching 8 Year Olds About Sodomy, in Public Schools? Yes, They Are. Why?

Why are young children being exposed to topics like sodomy, anal sex, and other very adult topics? Who is making these decisions? Who is writing the curriculum standards for this? Parents need to wake up. This, and other reasons, are why increasingly more parents are removing their precious, innocent children from public schools-gone-awry. Enough is […]

Video: Charlotte Iserbyt on the History of Education

This 1 hour video interview was done in 2001. It’s a MUST SEE for every adult in Connecticut. Everything she spoke about then, is fully underway at this time. Share it with your family and friends, neighbors, legislators, public and private school employees…what’s wrong with this picture? Yet another reason to homeschool. Charlotte Iserbyt video […]

Reading and Math Scores in U.S. are Falling. Why Are We Getting Dumber?

11/1/2019 Excerpt: “Math and reading scores for fourth- and eighth-grade students in the United States have gone down compared to 2017, according to numbers from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). “Over the past decade, there has been no progress in either mathematics or reading performance, and the lowest performing students are doing worse,” said […]

A Survey of Grown Unschoolers

A Survey of Grown Unschoolers I: Overview of Findings Seventy-five unschooled adults report on their childhood and adult experiences. by Peter Gray, Ph.D. The above study is linked below. What is unschooling? How does that related to homeschooling? This study is a must-read for anyone who thinks that there is only one standardized way for […]

Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why

Author: Chris Weller 1/21/2018 Homeschooling isn’t what it used to be. What largely started in the 1980s and ’90s as a way for Catholic parents to infuse religion into their kids’ education now has more mainstream appeal. Homeschooled kids have the same access to online learning, friendships, and extracurricular activities as the typical public school student — but […]

Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why

Excerpt: “Without formal curricula to guide their education, homeschoolers get the chance to explore a range of topics that might not be normally offered until high school or college. They can study psychology in fourth grade, or finance in eighth grade. Some parents are capable enough to pass on this knowledge themselves. But many parents […]

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 […]

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 […]