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John Taylor Gatto In The Homeschooling Book of Answers

John Taylor Gatto In The Homeschooling Book of Answers

John Taylor Gatto In The Homeschooling Book of Answers Question: How can I be sure my child is growing socially without trained school personnel assessing this growth? John Taylor Gatto: How can you be sure you got a good haircut? How can you be sure that wearing a bikini to your sister's church wedding is the wrong thing to do? How can you be [...]

It’s Time to Leave the Government Schools

It’s Time to Leave the Government Schools

It's Time to Leave the Government Schools By Linda Dobson The education news headlines speak for themselves about the state of America's schools today, so I'm just going to collect them in one handy spot for your consideration. These problems, they're just beginning. If you choose to homeschool, you can bypass it all and give your child an [...]

Compelled to Attend – Third and Final Part

Compelled to Attend – Third and Final Part

Many know that Thomas Jefferson was “the father of public education.” Do you know what he wanted it to accomplish, or how long he figured it would take? Read on. The following is the third and final part of “Compelled to Attend” from The Art of Education: Reclaiming Your Family, Community and Self by Linda Dobson, published by Home [...]

December Book Giveaway from Parent at the Helm!

December Book Giveaway from Parent at the Helm!

Parent at the Helm’s DECEMBER BOOK GIVEAWAY The editor of this month's giveaway, Carl Watner, is an independent scholar and currently operates a feed mill and tire store in upstate South Carolina. He has authored or edited seven books, and has edited and published The Voluntaryist newsletter since 1982. Carl and his wife, Julie, have [...]

Grandma Linda’s Weekly Words of Wisdom

Grandma Linda’s Weekly Words of Wisdom

School people are fond of talking privately about bad parents, but they have no patience at all with the idea that schooling makes bad parents by removing their responsibility for their child's development, and by removing valuable time for parents and children to associate with each other. ~ John Taylor Gatto in The Art of Education: [...]

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