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Families in NYC are Being Reported to Child Protective Services Simply for Homeschooling Their Own Children

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A major homeschooling organization has launched an investigation into how the New York public school system is treating parents who legally withdraw their children from the classroom in order to educate them at home. Reports indicate that some New York parents are becoming targets of Child Protective Services (CPS) because their children’s former schools are […]

Is Your Child Dumb, Dumber or the Dumbest?

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[Photo Caption: Are the Germans Still Bombing Pearl Harbor?] “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie—deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth—persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” – JOHN F. KENNEDY People often ask me, “Dave, how do we turn […]

Common Core Fallout: Homeschooling Rates Are Rising

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Despite the (at times) acrimonious debate surrounding Common Core, the federal government’s national solution to improving education outcomes, it’s worth noting that the controversial program is drawing some level of bipartisan support. Most notably, perhaps, presumptive 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush is very much in favor of it, as are a number of other prominent Republicans. Nevertheless, as Fox News […]

PARENTS UNLOAD ON HOW COMMON CORE HURTS KIDS

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The Common Core guidelines written by Washington bureaucrats and handed out for schools across the nation to follow have been controversial in a number of ways already – politicizing history, politicizing math, editorially censoring some views and more. Parents who are watching the program approach their local districts already know those issues. But officials with […]

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