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Black families turning to homeschooling at fastest rate, but why?

The demographics of homeschooling are quickly changing, as African American children are becoming one of the fastest-growing segments of the United States population that is deciding to teach their own … and the reasons might surprise you. According ...

Government's Next Step: Are you ready for mandatory preschool?

With many states still concerned about their public schools making preschool mandatory, the state of Nevada is honing in on bringing children into the school system who have yet to graduate from their diapers and cribs. The Nevada Legislature is push ...

'Free Speech' Professors Greatly Outnumbered by 'Thought Police' Peers

A number of professors at a South Carolina university apparently want to ban hateful free speech on social media. More than 100 Clemson University faculty and staff signed their names to a school newspaper ad denouncing "hateful statements" on Facebo ...

Obama's power grab over teacher training challenged

America's premier advocate for the rights of homeschooling families has challenged what it sees as another attempt by the federal government to take control over public and private education. President Barack Obama's directive last year ordered the D ...

CA high school unabashedly celebrates 'Hijab Day'

Claiming to not understand why anyone would take exception to a public charter high school’s celebration of Muslim law by observing a day of commemoration, one California principal insists it’s nothing more than a harmless learning experience. The sc ...

Cops used 'extreme forms of restraint' on 4-year-old

Forget sitting in the corner or getting sent to the principal's office. Not in Virginia, at least, where a four-year-old preschooler at an elementary school was handcuffed, shackled, and taken by a sheriff in a squad car to the police station. There ...

Feds: Parents, public schools don't mix

It's becoming more and more commonplace: parents being ushered out the door of their children's educational life. But a Virginia-based nonprofit is working on legislation to counter that trend. Other than dropping their kids off at school and purchas ...

EEOC comes down on side of Christian teacher

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled that a New Jersey school district acted not only inappropriately but illegally as well when it fired a substitute teacher for giving a student a Bible. On Tuesday, the EEOC's December ...

Some homeschoolers finding it difficult to avoid Common Core

More and more parents fed up with the tightening reigns of the federal government on public education through the Common Core are leaving the schools to homeschool their children. But few realize that the same "politicized" and "dumbed-down" standard ...

Student sues school district after her forced 'confession'

Not long after a student from Loomis Basin Charter School (LBCS) invited her two friends to a Creation seminar held off campus, school officials became livid, summonsing her to the principal's office four times in the same day in order to force her i ...


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