Homeschools
Homeschools, Legislation
Homeschool moms dispel common stereotypes, misconceptions about their work

Since the dramatic increase in U.S. homeschool families after the COVID-19 pandemic, several critics of homeschooling have expressed concerns over the long-term effects of educating at… Read More

June 14, 2022
Homeschools
Used curriculum sales: 7 ways to homeschool on a budget

Homeschool families tend to have a reputation for being frugal, and for good reason: many of us make financial sacrifices of some sort or another to educate our… Read More

May 16, 2022
Homeschools
Actor Kirk Cameron to release a film touting homeschooling in America

Has public education turned into Public Enemy No. 1? Actor Kirk Cameron thinks so, anyway. “It’s time for a Homeschool Awakening,” Cameron writes. Read More

May 12, 2022
Homeschools
This Mother’s Day, second-generation homeschool moms reflect on family legacy

As homeschool rates hold steady two years after the onset of the pandemic, many longtime homeschooling mothers are celebrating the freedom to not… Read More

May 8, 2022
Homeschools, Opinion
Failure of public schools is a common reason homeschooling is growing among all demographics

Homeschooling is attracting large numbers of families from all demographics and backgrounds. A fascinating article by The Hechinger Report… Read More

May 5, 2022
Culture, Homeschools
A historic surge in homeschooling continues despite the return of in-person learning

The COVID-19 pandemic “ushered in what may be the most rapid rise in homeschooling the U.S. has ever seen,” according to a recent data analysis by… Read More

May 2, 2022
Homeschools
Homeschooling rates hold steady even after schools reopen

Melanie Moore started homeschooling her 10-year-old son, Asher, at the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. As a single mom who runs a full-time massage therapy… Read More

April 28, 2022
Homeschools
How and why this couple decided, even before his birth, to homeschool their son – and what has changed

My wife and I were blessed with the birth of our son, our first child, in May of 2021. As we prepared for his arrival, one of the primary… Read More

April 12, 2022
Homeschools
How hybrid schools are reshaping education

They’re not exactly schools, but they’re not homeschools either. They have elements of structured curriculum and institutional learning, while offering maximum educational freedom and flexibility. They provide a consistent, off-site… Read More

April 7, 2022
Christian Schools, Homeschools
KC-based nonprofit plans to help full-time working parents with homeschool

Rhonda McAfee thought her homeschool journey had ended when the last of her three children completed high school. “When my youngest son graduated, I thought I… Read More

April 5, 2022
Culture, Homeschools, Legislation
It was once criminal ‘subterfuge’: Previous generations discuss early history of KC-area homeschooling

Some 40 years after they made history, several families in the Kansas City area are publicly sharing their memories of homeschooling before its legal status was recognized. Read More

April 1, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
From homesteading to homeschooling: How one northeast Missouri family is blazing its own trail

Shannon Slee may not have known she would end up being a homeschooling, homesteading mom of five children – but she did know that her family someday would… Read More

March 22, 2022
Homeschools
Homeschool association seeks to end discriminatory practices for college placement exams

Preparing to take college placement exams such as the ACT or PSAT? You may face trouble if you’re a homeschool student. That’s the conclusion of Home… Read More

March 2, 2022
Homeschools
KC-area homeschool conference to offer curriculum options, educational resources

As the number of homeschooling families increases nationwide, support groups and organizations are stepping up to help parents explore this alternative education option. Read More

March 1, 2022
Culture, Homeschools
West Virginia education savings accounts are worth fighting for

Editor’s note: In this commentary from West Virginia education choice activist and reimaginED guest blogger Jamie Buckland, the mother of four explains why her state’s Hope Scholarship program positively impacts… Read More

February 24, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
Some lawmakers in this state want a new government commission to regulate homeschooling

Do homeschooling parents need government minders? Though the homeschool community in Maryland has continued to flourish for decades without the government’s help, Maryland Delegate Sheila Ruth… Read More

February 24, 2022
Christian Schools, Homeschools, Legislation
Florida senate bill could shut door to college credit for private school and homeschool students

Last year, private school families celebrated legislation that created a $15.5 million state fund to cover the costs of private school students who participated in dual enrollment programs that allowed… Read More

February 17, 2022
Christian Schools, Homeschools, Public Education
Are Christian-schooled kids sheltered – or is it public school students?

Are Christian-schooled and homeschooled students sheltered from the “real” world – or are they merely being well-prepared to face it? In many ways it’s both, those… Read More

February 16, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
Iowa Republicans propose scholarship program for students in private, public, or homeschool

(Mary Stroka | The Center Square) – Several Iowa Republicans proposed Tuesday a new scholarship program beginning in July 2023 for students in competent private instruction (homeschooling), private, and public schools. Read More

February 3, 2022
Homeschools
Homeschooling numbers surge in Virginia during pandemic and public education conflict

After two years of extraordinary growth, approximately 62,000 homeschool families in Virginia now represent about 5 percent of the state’s total public school enrollment – one of the… Read More

February 2, 2022