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Record-setting homeschooler winning track meets, eyeing 2028 Olympics

A 14-year-old homeschooler from Ohio is winning track meets, setting records and making plans four years into the future. “I want to run in the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles,”… Read More

May 20, 2024
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‘They can do it’: Engineer’s book explores a dad’s discoveries in homeschooling his children

We don’t need previous expertise in a topic to be able to teach it to others, Craig Harrison argues – challenging assumptions about homeschooling that people may not even know… Read More

May 10, 2024
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Family finds ‘peace of mind’ in homeschooling after physical attacks from bullying, special needs diagnoses

A Cuban family has found homeschooling to be the best educational option for their daughter Susana, who was physically attacked by one of her classmates at a public school in… Read More

May 8, 2024
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Homeschooling skyrockets in Montana while public school enrollment declines

Homeschooling is gaining more popularity in Montana, even as public school enrollment falls.   According to data released by the Montana Office of Public Instruction, K-12 public… Read More

May 7, 2024
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New Virginia law to help curb discrimination against homeschoolers applying to military programs

Ryan Carbonel is set to graduate this May from the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program, even though he originally encountered obstacles applying as a homeschool student. A new… Read More

April 29, 2024
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Houston nonprofit brings STEM resources to underserved homeschooling communities

When Rosa Aristy asked a group of homeschool students what they wanted to study in the next year, their collective answer – computer coding and robotics – shocked her and… Read More

April 23, 2024
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He overcame a speech delay through homeschooling. Now this Hispanic 12-year-old is an online chess entrepreneur

Donnie Humberto Iler is no ordinary Texas 10th grader.  At age 12, he’s started a chess club, built an online chess teaching business, and taken two college classes. But he… Read More

April 22, 2024
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California officials revoke medical licenses of two homeschool graduates

When the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) decided to revoke the licenses of two medical workers based on their homeschool background, the homeschooling community pushed back. “Homeschool graduates have… Read More

April 9, 2024
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Second-generation homeschool graduate reflects on upcoming KC-area ceremony

Gracie Neland graduated high school through her mom’s “alma mater” in 2022 – except this was no school or university, but a homeschool nonprofit. The Midwest Parent Educators (MPE) association… Read More

April 4, 2024
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South Carolina officials place ‘excessive demands’ on homeschool graduate, obstructing her career in Christian childcare

Hannah Pollock, 21, had her heart set on working in a South Carolina Christian school’s after-school kindergarten program and daytime preschool as a substitute teacher. “I’d always been around kids,”… Read More

April 2, 2024
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7 ways to start homeschool preparations over spring, summer

As the homeschool movement continues to grow after the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are preparing to withdraw from public schools or teach their preschool- or kindergarten-age… Read More

March 26, 2024
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HF Homeschool launches to simplify starting a co-op

Homeschool co-ops, in which homeschool families meet to educate their students, have blossomed across the United States in recent years. Starting such a group just became easier, now that the Herzog… Read More

March 19, 2024
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Black single mom in Colorado seeks to make homeschooling possible for all ‘regardless of their background’

Joyelle Naomi knows what it’s like to live in poverty. After escaping from a violent marriage, she homeschooled her children while also working to provide for her family’s needs. “I… Read More

March 12, 2024
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KC-area homeschool conference to add student learning screenings to resources for parents

Homeschooling parents in the Kansas City area can access an additional resource this spring – learning screenings for a snapshot of their child’s developmental progress. The Midwest Parent Educators (MPE)… Read More

March 6, 2024
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New York CPS targets homeschool mom, claiming educational neglect after her move to Florida

A New York school district reported a homeschool mom to Child Protective Services (CPS) after she relocated to Florida, even though she had followed all applicable laws. Before the case… Read More

March 4, 2024
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More parents seeking better methods for ‘neurodivergent learners,’ but homeschoolers have deployed these strategies for years

Yale professor Christina Cipriano is calling for educational alternatives, after seeing how public schools failed her daughter even after she obtained an Individual Education Plan (IEP). “Neurodivergent students do not… Read More

February 21, 2024
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Study: Homeschoolers learn more in fewer hours, compared to their public-school peers

How much of an entire day in public school is spent on actual education? Studies suggest it’s about 16 minutes per hour, which could explain why homeschool students can pack… Read More

February 13, 2024
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Minnesota school district harasses homeschool family with threats of police visitation

A Minnesota homeschool mom discovered a disturbing package from her local Minneapolis-area school district last fall when her family returned from a national fencing tournament. “Until this year, they never… Read More

February 12, 2024
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‘Schooled, not educated’: Home education advocate Sam Sorbo explains why ‘everything is education’

When Sam Sorbo first joined talk radio, she was interested in two things: politics and religion. But over the years, it’s all boiled down to one thing: education. “My original… Read More

February 9, 2024
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Michigan Democrat wants to force homeschoolers to register

(The Center Square) – One Michigan lawmaker wants to require the registration of home-schooled children. Rep. Matt Koleszar, a Plymouth Democrat on the Michigan House Education Committee, wrote on social… Read More

January 25, 2024