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6 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Fair Play Home-schoolers deserve sports opportunities

The notion that those who are home-schooled or attend private schools should have the right to participate in extracurricular activities, such as sports, in their local public schools has been hotly debated in states around the country.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education, Opinion

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Journal

More families choose home-school option

One southside home-school group has 200 children participating this fall, reflecting an increase in home schooling over the past several years.

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Townhall

Religious Freedom Fighters

In 2008, the Romeike family had a big decision to make about the future of home schooling their children: stay in Germany, where the practice has been banned since 1918, and risk losing custody of their children, or seek political asylum in the United States.

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Related Topix: Education, Prison

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Home schooling in session this fall

Susanne Lee has been home schooling her children since they became of school age and she said there are huge benefits to it.

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Related Topix: Education, Family, Kids

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Times News

Why not male teachers?

I'm disappointed with the Panther Valley Elementary School. It's sad that there are very few men who have the same amount of training as women teachers, who cannot find jobs.

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Related Topix: Education, Education Etc.

Concord Monitor

Monitor Board of Contributors: Afghan bride's story shaped by love, learning and courage

On the polished parquet floor of Star's function hall in Hamburg, Germany, a couple moved slowly in rhythm to the music of Afghan singer Bashir Hamdard, "Maida, Maida yar Zeba."

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Germany, Family, Teenagers, Maine, Education, Life, Hobbies, Knitting

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Judge Dismisses One Case Against Tutt Family, Others Remain

As the school year opened Monday, there was confusion from observers in the most recent hearing in the Tutt case .

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Related Topix: Education

The Globe and Mail

'Unschooling' is a luxury for the wealthy

A growing number of parents across North America are choosing to "unschool" their children: adopting a home-based education that involves no schedule, rules, or homework.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Parenting, Boston College, Education

This is Local London

Orpington mum explains how home education has helped her children see A Level and GCSE success

After Krishna Shiatis' three children saw success in their A Levels and GCSEs , with her two boys getting some qualifications far earlier than most, Josh Barrie finds out more about the home education that has helped them achieve.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

From Grade School to Wiffleball and Traffic -- Issues in Byram

The renovation and expansion of New Lebanon School, the creation of a Wiffleball field at Byram Park, and efforts to calm traffic in the Byram neighborhood of town, were just some of the issues discussed at the Byram Neighborhood Association's meeting Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Education, Greenwich, CT

NBC2 News

Lee Virtual School student: Prayers don't belong in lesson

Emarie Wakefiled is a Lee County third-grade virtual student who wants what she calls prayers removed from her online reading lessons.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, Arts, Poetry, Education, Education Etc., Port Charlotte, FL, Lehigh Acres, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Lee Virtual School student: Prayers don't belong in lesson

Emarie Wakefiled is a Lee County third-grade virtual student who wants what she calls prayers removed from her online reading lessons.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Education, Education Etc.

KATU-TV Portland

Study: One in five Oregon students miss 10 percent of school days

Roseburg school psychologist Karen O'Brien said their district's rates mirror the state issue, and educators plan to focus on improving attendance this year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Roseburg, OR, Education Etc., Education

She Knows

Does home schooling put kids at a disadvantage socially?

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk , was published.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education, Parenting

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CNN

New anti-vaccine school to officially open next fall

A new private school solely for unvaccinated children is set to officially open next fall in Denver, Colorado.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Education

Mon Aug 25, 2014

HomeSchoolBuzz.com

The survey says: Gen Xers favor homeschooling more than other parents - Colorado Springs Gazette

The survey says: Gen Xers favor homeschooling more than other parents Colorado Springs Gazette Of the 56 percent of survey respondents with a net worth of less than $100,000 who said they approved of home schooling children, 53 percent were in Gen X age range.

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The Washington Post

New free online civics course from the Bill of Rights Institute, at Documents of Freedom

I'm pleased to say that the Bill of Rights Institute has put together Documents of Freedom , a free digital civics course with material on American history, government, and economics.

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HomeSchoolBuzz.com

Home schooling: concern children are not being monitored - Sydney Morning Herald

Home schooling : concern children are not being monitored Sydney Morning Herald The NSW Department of Education does not know how many children are missing out on compulsory education, even though it is illegal for parents to keep their children away from school if they are not registered for home schooling .

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ABC News

Unschooling: kids in a class of their own

What would your kids do if you suddenly told them they didn't have to go to school? Home education numbers are rising in Queensland, with more parents turning to alternative education methods.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Azzi: Maida, Maida yar Zeba: Slowly, Slowly, Beautiful Love

"Slowly, Slowly, Beautiful Love." On the polished parquet floor of Star's function hall in Hamburg, Germany a couple moved slowly in rhythm to the music of Afghan singer Bashir Hamdard, "Maida, Maida yar Zeba."

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Asia, Afghanistan, Family, Teenagers, Maine, Education, Life, Hobbies, Knitting, Opinion

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