Tunnel Vision

Home schooling parents get ready for new school year That seems like an innocuous title.  It's without regard for year-round home educators, but Quincy area's KHQA header and article would still seem harmless in a traditional frame of society's mind.   … Continue reading

Wishes

One of the benefits of homeschooling is not contending with school bullying.  Not to say that bullying doesn't exist elsewhere.  It does.  But school bullying is a legislated and policy wonk expectation that is brutal and tragic.  Anyone who is 'different'  is … Continue reading

Inspecting a Car is not the Same as Inspecting Our Children

  From Pennsylvania: Homeschoolers have to be monitored By Jonathan Zimmerman Under Pennsylvania law, I have to get my family's cars inspected every year. I can't say I enjoy it – especially when my mechanic finds my aging minivan needs … Continue reading

Feeling Good about Governor’s Slash and Burn in Illinois Public Education Bureaucracy

Governor Quinn cut funding for the Regional Offices of Education in the beginning of July. The ROEs' lobbying group is pushing hard to get their funding back, but little sympathy can be extended with this ridiculous blurb in their efforts to Support Your … Continue reading