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Learn from Homeschooling to Improve Public Education

Learn from Homeschooling to Improve Public Education

Learn from Homeschooling to Improve Public Education By Linda Dobson As Parent at the Helm grows, so, too, does the number of e-mails received from parents reaching out for information about how to begin homeschooling their children. Judging by both numbers and stories shared by the now want-to-be-homeschooling-parents, they were [...]

NY Times Article Reveals Homeschooling Misperceptions Abound

NY Times Article Reveals Homeschooling Misperceptions Abound

NY Times Article Reveals Homeschooling Misperceptions Abound By Linda Dobson The homeschooling community was abuzz with news that  New York Times magazine ran a story written by someone who homeschooled in the 70s. I'm sure the title, "My Parents Were Home-Schooling Anarchists," helped sell the magazine on the article, possibly allowing the [...]

Homeschooling Myth #4 – “You Need Teacher Training, Dearie”

First, I want to thank everyone for the feedback on previous PATH posts, particularly the one about No Child Left Behind’s impact on government school practices. It’s getting a bit time-consuming to answer everyone well, so I thought an excerpt from my 1994 book, The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child:Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to [...]