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  1. 5 Things Research Says about HomeschoolingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Foundation for Economic Education

    The subject of homeschooler academic achievement has received much scholarly attention, but unfortunately most of this work contains serious design flaws that limit its generalizability and reliability. From 1990 to 2010 five large scale studies of academic achievement have been conducted under the sponsorship of HSLDA [Home Schooling Legal Defense Association] .

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  2. Redefining success for the 11-year-old dropoutRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    My kids have been in the backyard with their friend Carter for about two hours, mucking around in a giant pile of dirt. My 4-year-old is naked except for his sun hat and a generous coating of mud on most of his body.

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  3. How my adopted daughter made peace with the outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | High Country News

    Before you can adopt a child from Oregon's Department of Human Services, social workers ask you to spend several half-days together. The first time my husband and I took the toddler we hoped would be ours out alone, her foster mother gave me a green plastic rectangle.

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  4. The Science of Homeschooling, by Bryan CaplanRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Library of Economics and Liberty

    ... to 2010 five large scale studies of academic achievement have been conducted under the sponsorship of HSLDA [Home Schooling Legal Defense Association] (Ray, 1990; Ray, 1994; Ray, 1997a; Ray, 1997b; Ray, 2010). These studies all rely for their data ...

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  5. My home-schooled kids are nothing like the ones you see on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | She Knows

    Debbie Wolfe is a mom of two rambunctious boys, wife, and work-at-home mom from Georgia. In her free time , she is in the garden or hidden away reading the latest post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama! As interests,... When I tell people I home-school my kids, I get a few of the same reactions: agreement, intrigue or disgust.

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  6. My home-schooled kids are nothing like the ones you see on TV - SheKnows.comRead the original story

    Yesterday | HomeSchoolBuzz.com

    My home-schooled kids are nothing like the ones you see on TV SheKnows.com When I tell people I home-school my kids, I get a few of the same reactions: agreement, intrigue or disgust. I'm not surprised, nor do I feel the need to defend myself.

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  7. Go knock yourself out with unconventional parenting, but please stop talking about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TreeHugger

    "Most people are already operating 'off grid' in different ways to varying degrees, but the vast majority don't feel the need to make a big lifestyle song and dance about it." Last week a couple named Adele and Matt Allen appeared on British TV with their two young children, 5-year-old Ulysses and 1-year-old Ostara.

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  8. Australia's Olympian-producing hot spot lies in Perth's western suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    The western suburbs of Cambridge, Claremont and Nedlands have been identified as Australia's hot spot for producing successful Olympians athletes, new University of Sydney research shows. Olympic researcher Kristy O'Neill examined the profiles of 2160 Australian athletes who had competed in the Olympic Games between 1984 - the first Olympics after the Australian Institute of Sport was established - and 2012, the most recent event in London.

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  9. Editorial: This Athol teen proving to be inspirationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Recorder

    The inspiration for finding our way in life against adversity can be found within ourselves and all around us.

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  10. Home Schooling applications available in WaterlooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Waterloo parents/guardians who choose to home school their children with Competent Private Instruction can contact the Waterloo Community School District to request the appropriate forms. Home school applications for the 2016-17 school year are available for pick-up at the Education Service Center in Room 216.

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  11. Home Schooling applications available in Waterloo - kwwl.comRead the original story

    Monday | HomeSchoolBuzz.com

    Homeschooling not Lawful? - Home School Legal Defense Association Homeschooling not Lawful?Home School Legal Defense AssociationJust when we thought the...

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  12. Top chamber music composition prize goes to teenage Stokes Valley pianistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Dominion Post

    ... vel 2 this year through the Correspondence School and plans to study music at university once he finishes his home schooling. "I find it easy to work on a whole bunch and do a little as I go along," he said.

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  13. Setting the record straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Nation

    ... education grew as a result of "Dino-san" and Suchada went to work researching alternative education, namely home schooling, learning from folk wisdom and other institutions in addition to traditional schools. Her study, which was funded by the ...

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  14. Family wins lawsuit over claims school board ignored son's bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | CBC News

    ... in small claims court in May. The family was awarded approximately $3,000 to cover the cost of Winston's home schooling and self-defence classes. However, Bansie also said there was insufficient medical proof to show that Winston "suffered a ...

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  15. 'Captain Fantastic': A thoughtful modern parableRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Davis Enterprise

    Matt Ross is best known as a busy television actor with ongoing roles in eccentric shows such as "American Horror Story" and "Silicon Valley"; he occasionally moonlights as a filmmaker. His big-screen feature debut - 2012's "28 Hotel Rooms" - didn't amount to much, but "Captain Fantastic" is guaranteed to change his career.

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  16. The Republican Party's Education PlatformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Tucson Weekly

    A week ago I wrote about the Democratic party's education platform , which became significantly more progressive than the 2012 version as it moved from the first draft to its final form. The Republican party's education platform is pretty similar to its 2012 version, with a few changes around the edges.

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  17. Airdrie soccer player joins Whitecaps residency programRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Airdrie City View

    It can be a long road for any athlete to make it to their ultimate goal - but for Airdrie's Jacob Aulin-Angelozzi, he's about to take one of the biggest steps in his soccer career. Heading into the upcoming school year, Aulin-Angelozzi will begin his first year with the Vancouver Whitecaps Football Club residency program.

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  18. Viggo Mortensen and Matt Ross on the Fantasy of Perfect FatherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Time

    In the opening moments of Captain Fantastic , a deer saunters peacefully through the woods of the Pacific Northwest, nibbling on leaves and looking effortlessly majestic. Six children, ranging from waist-high to the precipice of adulthood, surround the animal from all sides, breathing silently, their faces caked in mud.

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  19. GOP Education Platform: Strong on fundamentals, dizzying on detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Reason Foundation

    The Republican National Convention is in full swing this week in Cleveland, and while even GOP delegates are still in the dark about what Donald Trump actually thinks about education, the party's platform is pretty specific. At its strongest, the document comes down firmly in support of school choice and funding portability.

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  20. LEAKE v. LEAKERead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | FindLaw

    Before LEE, C.J., WILSON and GREENLEE, JJ. Jeffery Kendrick Harness, attorney for appellant.

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