WARNING: The links to the following articles are automatically generated and updated hourly based on a search for the term "Homeschool" from Yahoo news syndication.
For those of us who have turned off the television, this will give you a good indication of how the major news media treats homeschooling. You will not find much mention of private Biblical homeschooling. The ideology of those in the news media is apparent as the "goodies" of government homeschooling are often the most positively spun elements.
Be sure to read "Avoid Government Homeschooling Like the Plague" to inoculate yourself before continuing.
Last Fetch: 5/18/2013 10:30:10 AM
Rep. Pat Fallon Announces Intern Selections for House District 106
State Representative Pat Fallon (R-Frisco) recently established a dynamic new internship program in House District 106 aimed at encouraging high school students to learn about and become engaged in the political process.
Local group inspires homeschooling
“Right now there are about fifty families in the Rim Country that are homeschooling,” said Homeschool Support Group Lead Coordinator Kim Ballam, a position she shares with with Meg Smith. Ballam and several other homeschooling moms meet every other Friday during the school months at Mountain Bible Church to discuss mentoring those interested in homeschooling and providing quality playtime.
Anatomy of an IRS shakedown
In July 2010, the Laurens County Tea Party filed for tax-exempt status as a social welfare organization. Nearly three years later, they still haven't been approved, and president Dianne Belsom says her organization is just one of the many Tea Party organizations that has been singled out by the Internal Revenue Service for undue scrutiny. more…
Thu/16 MISCELLANEOUS HOMESCHOOL TIME, 1-2 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath; 443-5141. FELDENKRAIS, 1-2 p.m., Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick; therapeutic movement by Lindy Ost of Movement Matters; $50; Meredith Smithson 373-4643. LEGO LEAGUE, 3:30-4:15 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., read more
List of Founder's Day exhibits and presentations
Matt Jordan of Vineland depicts the president who was in power during the founding of Vineland, President Abraham Lincoln, in a Founder's Day exhibit.
3 Best Bets in Magic Valley Weekend Entertainment
Editor picks a local play, a Grammy-nominated guitarist and a chance to walk for charity as the top three entertainment events this weekend.
• May 18 : Family Movie Night (with popcorn), showing The Odd Life of Timothy Green , 7 p.m. • May 21 : Kids Story Time, 10:30-11:15 a.m. • May 22 : Kids Story Time, 4-4:45 p.m. •
Volleyball Homeschool Tournament Series - Homeschool VB Tournament - Nov 18, 2013
Please call us at 610-466-7100 to register multiple teams.
Court Rules Against German Homeschool Family Seeking Asylum
The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Obama Administration's decision to deny asylum to a German homeschooling family.
Entertainment listings, May 16-23
A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie . Special events This weekend read more
Homeschool Fair to be held
A growing interest in home-schooling has kept an annual event offered by the Onslow County Public Library a popular one.
South Crow- Delano Eagle calendar
Hamel Lions Flea Market SUNDAYS THROUGH OCT. 27 — The Hamel Lions Flea Market will be open on Sundays through … The post South Crow- Delano Eagle calendar appeared first on Press and News .
Private schools take the lead on school security
There's been a heightened focus on school security since the December massacre in Newtown.
Security systems reviewed at 28 Knox County schools
Following an investigation into security at Knox County Schools, the results from an audit of security systems were released Wednesday.
Fain sponsors Kent student as Senate page
Nihal Dhillon, a homeschool student from Kent, spent the final week of the regular legislative session working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Sen. Joe Fain (R-Auburn) who represents the 47th District that includes Kent, Auburn, Covington and Renton, sponsored Dhillon.
UT administrator got good reviews before being fired
The personnel file of a University of Tennessee administrator fired this week provided new insight into the woman at the middle of the scandal.
Public, private alliance raises money to entice low-cost airline to Knoxville
An alliance of government and private organizations has begun a push to bring lower airfares to McGhee Tyson Airport.
Sweetwater activates four new tornado sirens
People who live in Sweetwater have a new protection against tornadoes. Four tornado sirens were activated Wednesday.
Roaches invade South Knoxville multi-family home
In South Knoxville, people who live in separate units but in the same home face a problem with roaches.
In Day 3 of testimony, jurors hear recording of Thomas' interview with investigators
George Thomas' ex-girlfriend Stacy Lawson took the stand and an interview between Thomas and investigators was played in day three of testimony for the Christian-Newsom defendant.
German family's request for asylum to homeschool children denied
A German family who sought asylum in the U.S. to homeschool their children was denied that chance in a federal appeals court.
Hillsboro City Administrator Larry Paine expected Kevin Tidwell who lives at 206 W. B to attend the Tuesday council meeting, but as he had been arrested earlier that day, he did not make an appearance to protest city officials’ handling of a junk vehicle violation.
Saylor Foundation Launches Open Online K-12 Courses
WASHINGTON -- Saylor.org, the free education initiative of the Saylor Foundation, announced today the launch of its new K-12 program of open online courses. The academic courses are aligned to the Common ...
Federal Court Denies Asylum to Christian Homeschooling Family, Sides With Obama Administration
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied asylum to a Christian family that came to America to homeschool their children. As previously reported, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike fled to the United States in 2008 after German authorities demanded that they stop homeschooling their six children. Homeschooling was made illegal in the country in 1938 under [...]
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Danireé Duo: R&B, Motown, and Country
Space of Mind takes innovative approach to learning
In a nondescript building on Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach , children are learning at their own pace in virtual classrooms and through creative expression in yoga class or jamming in the music room.
Adult ed program continues to excel
Walking across the stage to get their diploma will have an extra special meaning for the 30 students taking part in Sunday’s Adult Education Commencement Exercises.
German Homeschool Family Loses Asylum Case; Home School Legal Defense Association Will Appeal
A U.S. appeals court sided with the U.S. Justice Department and denied asylum for the Romeikes. They fled from Germany after they were threatened with the possibility of losing custody of their children when they decided to homeschool and refused to send their children to the German public schools.
Grading schools based on conservative ideals
Posted May 14, 2013, at 11:02 a.m. With the release of letter grades for Maine’s schools, Gov. Paul LePage unveiled yet another aspect of his misguided plan to reform education in the state.
CHELSEA: Chelsea High School named one of 'America’s Best'
CHELSEA — For the second year in a row, Chelsea High School has made it into “Newsweek” magazine.