U.S. military works to support homeschool families as part of school outreach

Homeschool parents serving in the military may not always know they have free help available – through School Liaison Officers, or SLOs. These officers work through the Child & Youth… Read More

August 2, 2023
Christian Schools
Indiana microschool empowers previously failing students, provides ‘homeschooling on steroids’ 

For Jill Haskins, payday at her job involves the students whose lives changed just by attending Streams of Hope Christian School.  One striking example is a student who transferred at… Read More

July 24, 2023
Christian Schools
Catholic schools, home schooling retain pandemic enrollment

(National Catholic Register) – When Damon and Lauren Paczkowski discovered that their two children’s public elementary school would only be open for half days in the fall of 2020, they… Read More

March 2, 2023
Public Education
Where did all the public school students go?

More than 1.2 million students left the public system in a COVID-fueled diaspora. A new report examines where they went and why. In Where Kids Went… Read More

February 13, 2023
Missouri Senate bill would expand school choice opportunities for families

A Missouri Senate committee heard a school choice bill which would establish tax credits for homeschool expenses and make state funds available for private education. “State government should… Read More

January 24, 2023
State Policy Network releases guide to help states foster K-12 school choice and entrepreneurship

A report from a network of policy groups details seven ways states can support innovation in education that gives families more and better choices. The report,… Read More

November 21, 2022
Culture, Legislation
Should teachers treat your children as they would their own? Maybe not, but they will

Pres. Biden addresses Teachers of the Year winners last week. President Biden recently said something both true and disturbing. He told… Read More

May 3, 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
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
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
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
School closures led many to homeschool: here are the numbers

When public schools moved to full remote instruction within a given state, the proportion of households that homeschooled jumped by at least 2.3 percent according to a… Read More

February 1, 2022
Nearly 7 out of 10 parents now support school choice

National School Choice Week (NSCW) began yesterday, and recent survey findings released by the non-profit revealed that school choice is trending up among… Read More

January 24, 2022
Families who chose to homeschool during pandemic are sticking with it

Homeschooling in the United States experienced dramatic growth over the past two years, fueled by parental dissatisfaction with public schools, as has been widely reported. Read More

January 24, 2022