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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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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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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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Engaged Homeschoolers In Missouri Affect SB706

It’s time for a legislative update. As of Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 there are approximately 1278 pieces of legislation floating through the Missouri state capitol. Some are recycled from previous years and some are duplicates, but there are some very … Continue reading

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HSLDA Urges A “NO” Vote On E-Verify In Springfield

Home School Legal Defense issued an alert, today, regarding an initiative on Tuesdays ballot in Springfield, Missouri. According to HSLDA, homeschooling freedoms are in jeopardy due to the proposed ordinance that will require families use the Department of Homeland Security’s … Continue reading

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Compulsory School Age Mandates On Steroids?

Every year, in Missouri, homeschoolers face legislation that threatens their parental rights and educational freedoms. Each year, lawmakers present bills, in some form, that mandates compulsory school age. The heavy hand of big government attempts to mandate compulsory school attendance … Continue reading

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The Best Graduation Speech I Have Ever Heard

Last week, PatriotSoul sent this video as a comment to a previous HU post. What a great job the parents of this young girl did, teaching critical thinking and expressive speech! Enjoy, and comment if you feel the need.

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