Illinois Homeschoolers Don’t Need IDs from the Schools

Illinois' Boone County Board is contemplating a truancy ordinance [Ordinance pdf is linked on the right sidebar].  They like to call it a truancy ordinance, but it's more accurate to call it a daytime curfew.   Last fall, Boone/Winnebago County Regional … Continue reading

Carnival of Homeschooling

Putting together the Carnival of Homeschooling has always been a great pleasure for me.  Discovering new blogs always provides more food for thought from our diverse and unique homeschool community.  The common theme we have is homeschooling and finding the … Continue reading

Watching Some Bills – Ed Reform in Illinois

Several of us involved with the Illinois Homeschool PAC have been noting some legislation making its way through the Capitol.  As the custom goes in Illinois, the backroom deals are where you want the glass against the wall listening in. … Continue reading

Dragging Illinois Private Schools into Education Reform

In Illinois, we will not assume the definition of “reform” is a positive. It’s about the money and in the case of education, it’s not about the learning results. There’s been some background noise over the last few months that … Continue reading