This is The Onion’s classic satire from 2010.

One could say many of the points are highly ironic, while becoming more and more pertinent.

Deputy Education Secretary Anthony W. Miller said that many parents who school-home find U.S. households to be frightening, overwhelming environments for their children, and feel that they are just not conducive to producing well-rounded members of society.

Thousands of mothers and fathers polled in the study also believe that those running American homes cannot be trusted to keep their kids safe.

“Every year more parents are finding that their homes are not equipped to instill the right values in their children,” Miller said. “When it comes to important life skills such as proper nutrition, safe sex, and even basic socialization, a growing number of mothers and fathers think it’s better to rely on educators to guide and nurture their kids.”

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

Out on the Town

I loved that title:  Home School Out On The Town in Vancouver's Oak Bay News.  The article's description of the homeschoolers' Samurai activities made me smile: Seven students stand at the front doors of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s … Continue reading