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The Declaration of Educational Independence

The Declaration of Educational Independence © 1997   EDITOR'S NOTE: Well, here we are, sixteen years after Thomas Jefferson's writing became a template for an educational declaration that has been shared far and wide as the years have rolled past. While I admit it may be a tendency toward optimism, I think today, in 2013, many more [...]

Entering the Fray: The Homeschooling Is Undemocratic Myth

Entering the Fray: The Homeschooling Is Undemocratic Myth By Linda Dobson At first, I figured the article on Slate by Dana Goldstein was so oddly perverse that if I quietly ignored it, it would go away. No such luck. Days later and the slash-and-burn homeschooling article still gets the goat of many, me included. That someone in the year [...]

That’s What He Said: Quotes to Help Your Children Learn

That's What He Said: Quotes to Help Your Children Learn "That's What He Said" is presented for discussion of pressing issues, comparing yesterday to today, and/or researching the myriad current events to which the quotes apply. These are all wonderful ways to help your child understand the world around him, and to gently prepare him to [...]

Grandma Linda’s Homeschooling Words of Wisdom

Grandma Linda's Homeschooling Words of Wisdom "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their money, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of their property until their children will wake up homeless on the continent their [...]

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 [...]

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