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

Refusing the Carrot

The NY Times put most homeschoolers into an undesirable, non-bid for fame.  We’ve been profiled as a special interest group wanting something (money) from these “new Republicans”.   I don’t know about many other homeschoolers, but I’d rather step out … Continue reading