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Harvard Study Says “Good Teachers” Shape The Futures Of Children. What About Parents?

The New York Times released a story on a study linking “good teaching” to lasting positive affects on students. The study, conducted by Harvard and Columbia University researchers, tracked 2.5 million students over a 20 year period and concluded: Elementary- … Continue reading

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Oppressive Reporting Legislation S1877 Stalled

Homeschool Legal Defense issued a statement, late today, in which they reported that S1877 was stalled during the hearing process. In the alert sent on Monday, the HSLDA described the consequences of such a bill as promoting a police state … Continue reading

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HSLDA Issues Call To Action On S. 1877

The following was cross posted on GuardianAdLitemReform.wordpress.com We have outlined, here, some of the abuses of courts and government departments that oversee families and domestic issues. Tomorrow, there is a bill that goes on the floor for debate that would … Continue reading

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Belleville, Illinois Still Pushing Daytime Curfew …

… just under the radar and not out in the open. Seems any changes made after an overwhelming turnout of concerned citizens at last week’s city council meeting had no real effect on its members. Changes made to the charter … Continue reading

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Love Letter To My Son

A woman with a new-born walked by me, in the store, the other day and I immediately flashed back 18 years. It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago when I was carrying you in my arms. And I … Continue reading

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