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Articles by author: John Carpenter

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School Choice Week expects over 40,000 celebrations

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by John
Thursday, 10 January, 2019
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Southern Pines, North Carolina — National School Choice Week, Jan. 20-26, has rapidly become the world’s largest education-related public awareness effort.   Sponsored by Homeschool Now USA, National School Choice Week has grown from 150 events in 2011 to over 32,000...
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Southeastern University hosts 150 CCers for CC+

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by John
Wednesday, 03 October, 2018
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Lakeland, Florida— More than 150 Central Florida homeschoolers got a day-long taste of college life on Wednesday at Southeastern University (SEU).   The students, who all participate in Classical Conversations homeschool communities, participated in college-prep...
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Parent Practicums continue to grow

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by John
Friday, 28 September, 2018
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Classical Conversations’ Parent Practicums come in all shapes and sizes and never more so than this year. Every state had at least one Practicum with the exception of Rhode Island.   Classical Conversations held 567 Practicums this year, up slightly over 2017, with a...
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The Payoff is Coming!

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My wife and I started homeschooling in earnest twenty years ago this month. Our fourth, and last, child graduated from Challenge IV in May. Classical Conversations didn’t come to our area until our oldest two children were already graduated; fortunately, they enjoyed a...
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CC offers inexpensive dual enrollment to Challenge students

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by John
Tuesday, 07 August, 2018
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Southern Pines, NC—Classical Conversations programs are beginning again. And maybe you are torn between keeping your student in Challenge III or IV and receiving the full benefit of a CC education or having them dual-enroll in college classes to get a head start on...
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