Tag Archives: Homeschooling

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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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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Liberals: Don’t Homeschool Your Kids – By Dana Goldstein

Ok, after reading this article, my brain is so overcharged with comment, I can’t slow it down enough to type articulately, my thoughts, so I am posting it here for you to read, and hopefully begin a conversation. Yet whether … Continue reading

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The People Are Not Safe From Last Minute Legislation Until The Fat Lady Sings

The following education bills, in the Missouri House and Senate, are outlined and updated here as to their status as the 2010/2011 session has progressed. Some bills that advance Race To The Top/Educated Citizenry 2020 are included here as well … Continue reading

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Homeschoolers Taking Action Against The Threat Of Further Mandates In Missouri

Missouri homeschooling freedoms are under a very stealth like attack by a variety of sweeping educational reforms introduced into the legislature in 2010/2011 and some lawmakers who have been less than forthcoming with their views about educational choice/freedom. Homeschoolers are … Continue reading

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Senator Ed Maloney Tables SB136

Today, 97.1 Talk Radio’s, (and homeschooling mother) Dana Loesch spoke with Illinois Senator, Ed Maloney about the controversial legislation SB136 that requires private, home educators to register with the state. Dana drove home, very well, points that have been raised … Continue reading

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Missouri Education Legislative Updates 2/17/11

Here are some updates and some additional bills to watch, as of this week. HB179 Raises the compulsory school attendance age to 18 in all school districts unless the student has successfully completed 16 credits towards high school graduation. This … Continue reading

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A Little Something To Remind Us All Of Why We Do What We Do

I have been wanting to do this for quite a while and just have never made time to pull it together in a blog posting. Now that we, in Missouri, are fighting against some very restrictive and oppressive education reform, … Continue reading

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Call To Action: Send The Education Committee Your Testimonial To Maintain Educational Freedom!

The Senate Education hearing scheduled for tomorrow, 2/2/2011, in which the merits of SB20 and SB21 were to be debated, has been canceled due to bad weather. It is tentatively rescheduled for February 9th. We will keep you updated as information … Continue reading

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