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You Can Create Your Own Education Reform

You Can Create Your Own Education Reform

You Can Create Your Own Education Reform By Linda Dobson Because of the ever-increasing number of laws related to schooling, politics and educational reform go hand in hand. The first President Bush called it "America 2000." With a few tweaks and a slight name change, President Clinton gave us "Goals 2000." (You don't hear anything about [...]

High Stakes Tests: EVERYONE Has Had Enough

High Stakes Tests: EVERYONE Has Had Enough

High Stakes Tests: EVERYONE Has Had Enough By Linda Dobson EDITOR'S NOTE: Well, that was short-lived. During communications on the evening of 8/19/11, one of several moderators, Shaun Johnson, realized that Parent at the Helm was "a homeschooling blog," and as a "professional educator," he does not condone homeschooling. That wasn't [...]

That Elusive Education Nirvana

That Elusive Education Nirvana

That Elusive Education Nirvana By Linda Dobson I guess it sounded like a good idea to somebody back in 2001 when the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) became law and demanded that, by 2014, all U.S. students would be proficient in reading and math. Now that 2014 is relatively right around the corner, those involved in the education system are [...]

Creating Your Own Education Reform

Creating Your Own Education Reform

Creating Your Own Education Reform By Linda Dobson Because of the ever-increasing number of laws related to schooling, politics and educational reform go hand in hand. The first President Bush called it "America 2000." With a few tweaks and a slight name change, President Clinton gave us "Goals 2000." (You don't hear anything about those [...]

More on Homeschool Tax Credits

More on Homeschool Tax Credits

More on Homeschool Tax Credits The response to the idea of tax-credits for homeschoolers has been largely unfavorable. It appears most of the "rank and file" homeschooler don't want them or the federal government any where near our home schools. But will our voices be heard? Thankfully, if this ever reaches the point of legislation [...]

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