Category Archives: Reviews

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 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 […]

CHN August E-News: New Homeschoolers

This issue of the CHN newsletter is dedicated to new (or newer) homeschoolers who want relevant information in a one-stop shopping format. Please share with others who will be helped by this.  The ideas came from many homeschoolers – for you. CHN New Homeschooler Newsletter

When Teachers Talk: Principal Abuse of Teachers – The Untold Story

In the CT homeschool community, there are parents who are also teachers in public or private school. They might want to see this information. For anyone else that it might help to have this information, good. This is an issue that needs to be addressed, so let’s shine light on it. When Teachers Talk: Principal […]

Home-schooled Central Panthers football team prepares for its first test

ARNOLD • The Central Panthers junior-varsity football team practices on a grass lot next to Rockport Baptist Church with orange cones that serve as yard markers. No end zones, no scoreboard, no bleachers. It’s the first year for the team of home-schooled boys who are led by a pastor who played college football at age […]

Valley school partnership lets homeschool families link with district

The Snoqualmie Valley School District offers public hybrid and online programs for home-schoolers who want to use public education resources. The Parent Partnership Program (PPP) started at the beginning of the 2012-13 year to support families who chose to school their children at home, but wanted a partnership with local schools. The district provided a […]

Ohio Homeschoolers to Play Sports, Join Clubs

In Ohio: Home-school kids to see expanded opportunities due to students participating in public school sports, clubs. Read more

CT Homeschooler – NBC Video

Thank you to our own Laurel LaPorte-Grimes & NBC Connecticut for participating in a homeschool article (video) featuring her co-op and her own homeschooled family! Watch the video

Schooling Dangerously

A review of Homeschooling in America and The Year of Learning Dangerously Mary McConnell I’m tempted to compare homeschooling to a YouTube video gone viral. Defying regulation, thwarting would-be competitors, and multiplying without official sanction, homeschooling just keeps popping up in more homes. Over the past three decades, the number of homeschooled children has grown […]