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Survey: More dads satisfied with extra time spent with kids

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A new Pew Research Center analysis finds more fathers are satisfied with the amount of time they spend with their kids. The survey comes as the coronavirus lockdowns required millions more dads ...

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How childhood play enriches education

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When I was a kid, my parents let me play. I grew up homeschooled, so I had more time than other kids—the bulk of which was spent running wild. I did do ...

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Homeschooling soars as public school enrollment falls across nation

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According to a recent Gallup poll, the rate of homeschooling has doubled since last year to nearly 10 percent, while the rate of children enrolled in a public school declined seven percent ...

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Survey finds many parents to continue homeschooling after pandemic

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Many parents who are homeschooling out of necessity during the pandemic are finding that they actually prefer it. Forty percent of families surveyed are more likely to homeschool or virtual school after ...

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Homeschooling parents are ‘dangerous’ according to Harvard

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Homeschooling parents are “extreme religious ideologues” with “authoritarian control” of their children, according to an article in the May/June issue of Harvard Magazine. The piece, “The Risks of Homeschooling,” was written by ...

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Families for Home Education Graduating Seniors

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The 2020 graduating class of Families for Home Education. Joslynne G. Adams Hannah G. Y. Alexander Keelin M. Anzalone Hannah G. Austin Daniel W. Berends Auttumn G. Blair Madalynn E. Boehner Rachel ...

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Experts offer encouragement to parents new to homeschooling

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Many parents are homeschooling now out of necessity instead of choice. Experts encourage them to give some grace to both their children and themselves. “As you start out, trying to juggle all ...

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How school choice has helped our families: A letter from two charter school parents

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We each make thousands of decisions in our lives, from large (Should I get married, and to whom?) to small (Should I have that extra slice of pie?). But one of the ...

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Incoming Missouri House education chair is supporter of school choice

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Proponents of school choice again will have an ally in Jefferson City during the 2020 legislative session. The new Missouri House education committee chairman is focused on educational choice and says the ...

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Christ Prep football is national champion for second year

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For the second year in a row, Christ Prep Academy,  of Lenexa, Kansas. has won the National Homeschool Football Association Championship. Going in to this years’ tournament with a No. 1 ranking ...

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In Cuba, homeschooling will land you in prison

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After refusing to send their daughter to a communist school where she was bullied for her faith, a Christian couple is now serving a prison sentence. The husband and wife, both pastors ...

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Removed for homeschooling, German couple gets kids back

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A german couple has regained custody of their children after a German court removed them from the home in 2013 because the kids were homeschooled. The victory in family court in Darmstadt ...

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