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Homeschooling Swims Against The Conformist Current (And That’s A Good Thing)

As I was filtering through my Facebook feed, I noticed a posting from my good friend, Dr. Brian Ray, of the National Home Education Research Institute (NEHRI). I often share his posts because they always reflect the reality of homeschooling, good and … Continue reading

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Common Core State Standards and The Free Market

Last night, I  had the pleasure to address a room full of patriots who have just recently been awakened to the serious threat that Common Core State Standards poses to educational freedom, parental rights, privacy, and the 10th amendment. Common … Continue reading

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The Slippery Slope Of The Loss Of Individual Liberties

Not long ago, I published this story on PolitiChicks.tv. Homeschoolers need to understand how close they are to losing individual freedom and liberty. Your parental rights, as homeschoolers, and Americans are being eroded. Here’s the PolitiChicks article: How does the … Continue reading

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Parental Rights Alert: HSLDA/ParentalRights.org Action Item

ParentalRights.org issued an alert, today, urging Missourians to contact the state legislature in support of HB 513. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows: Section A. Chapter 1, RSMo, is amended by adding … Continue reading

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Homeschoolers Are Not Safe From Public Education Reform Policy

So, you homeschool your child(ren) because . . . . . . you want to provide a better quality curriculum, you want to address certain learning needs, you want to provide a religious perspective, you want to keep them safe … Continue reading

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Tyranny Brewing In Hollister, Missouri

Should a free citizen ever be afraid to walk, and be present, within their own community, without the fear of interrogation from government? It seems the town of Hollister, Missouri would rather interrogate and incarcerate its law abiding youth than … Continue reading

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Can You Trust Them To Support It If They Won’t Sign Their Name To It?

Educational choice is the new buzz word/phrase in the great educational reform debate. How quickly politicians learn just the right thing to say when trying to woo voters. But do their words line up with their actions? That’s the great … Continue reading

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Dr Brian Ray Conducts A Study Of African American Homeschoolers And Seeks Your Input

Fellow Homeschoolers, PLEASE CONSIDER HELPING OUT …..Pass on to any other homeschool families you know!!! A fellow homeschool mom assisting Dr. Brian Ray as he looks at the successes of homeschooled AfAm children asks for your help. Dr. Brian Ray … Continue reading

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EDUCATION: What A Great Photo Op!

Thanks to my friend, Robert Brenner, for sharing these photos taken in Cape Girardeau, Missouri last night. This is not an endorsement, just an opportunity to share great photos. I will also share some video of Santorum, when I had … Continue reading

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Schooling VS. Education: Understanding The Differences

I started reading Gatto when I pulled my kids from public schools and began homeschooling. I and they began our exposure to a different way of thinking about education and why it is important and different from what the larger … Continue reading

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