News Nov. 22-28

Number of homeschoolers in DC is increasing. Same thing in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Radio Boston explores the growth here, in a fair interview which came out after this Boston Magazine article. The Boston magazine article asks a question which I think is interesting: More and more of Boston’s smartest…

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News, Nov. 15-21

Michigan considers the cost of homeschooling and socialization. Mom Judy Major spends $300-$1000 per student per year. Her school district misses about $7000 per student per year, but says homeschooling is a good option if it’s right for the student. Winners announced in an essay contest on “Why I am…

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Three Homeschooling Issues to Consider This Midterm Election

Surprising as it may seem, election time is upon us.  Midterm elections are just weeks away, scheduled for November 4th.  That means now is the time to start researching your candidates and issues, if you haven’t already. Here are the three key homeschool-related voting issues you’ll want to consider when…

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German Punishment of Homeshoolers Continues

The Wunderlich family

Dirk and Petra Wunderlich have finally been granted custody of their children again by the German courts.  Now that the family is back together they plan to continue homeschooling.  Based on recent court rulings, Dirk Wunderlich told HSLDA he does not fear the state will seize their children again, but…

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Parents in Trouble With Police

A recent flurry of media activity here, here, and here on the subject of parents getting in trouble with police has brought an interesting question to mind: Is it reality, or just stories on the fringes being reported? Let me delve into what I mean. We’ve all seen those stories…

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