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SPECIAL REPORT: K12 SUED FOR LACK OF PERFORMANCE – BY SHAREHOLDERS

SPECIAL REPORT: K12 SUED FOR LACK OF PERFORMANCE – BY SHAREHOLDERS

SPECIAL REPORT: K12 Sued for Lack of Performance - By Shareholders By Mary McCarthy A few weeks ago my local paper, The Reflector, printed an article announcing a new K12 affiliate near me. It is named Local River Academy (LRA) (name changed). There was no mention that the public school district is serving as “Host.” I checked [...]

Are You Switching to Homeschooling During the Christmas Break?

Are You Switching to Homeschooling During the Christmas Break?

Are You Switching to Homeschooling During the Christmas Break? By Mary McCarthy Like many of us, Parent at the Helm guest contributor Mary McCarthy can't stop thinking about mom Sandra whose young autistic son was placed in a duffel bag by his school's personnel. As per Sandra's statement during a CNN interview, she plans to switch to [...]

Does Education Innovation Mean Managing Unruly Homeschoolers?

Does Education Innovation Mean Managing Unruly Homeschoolers?

Does Education Innovation Mean Managing Unruly Homeschoolers? By Mary McCarthy In an Orlando Sentinel article last week, reporters Leslie Postal and Dave Weber detailed Governor-elect Rick Scott’s radical ideas for changing public education including vouchers for homeschoolers. Under the guise of “school choice,” the [...]

Veteran Homeschooler’s Response to “The Problem with Public Schools”

Veteran Homeschooler’s Response to “The Problem with Public Schools”

Veteran homeschooler Mary McCarthy took the time to send a thoughtful response to Linda Dobson's post called "The Problem with Public Schools: Some Blame Teachers; Others, Poverty." She wanted to agree that while the education crisis is often blamed on teachers and poverty (and, of course, parents), the system is suffering from a variety of [...]

You Have to Be Taught to Hate By Mary McCarthy

You Have to Be Taught to Hate By Mary McCarthy

You Have to Be Taught to Hate By Mary McCarthy Help with my persuasive essay against homeschooling? So for school I have to do a persuasive essay against homeschooling. (I do NOT think homeschooling is a good idea.) … My three arguments for why homeschooling is bad are: -It isolates children from the real world -Parents may not be as [...]

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