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Government: Something Old, Something New

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by David
Friday, 05 July, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Independence Day provides an opportunity for us to reflect on our nation’s founding principles. Our government has become so expansive and extensive, we can lose sight of the real purpose of government. I have wondered why humanity creates governments anyway. All...
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Sports: The Open Door for Government Control of Homeschooling in America

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Some people believe the “Tebow Laws,” which are being proposed in various states, are a positive advancement for homeschooling. However, I believe homeschoolers should seriously consider the following perspective: although it is, perhaps, mostly like-minded friends who...
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A Response to President Obama’s New Common Core State Standards for Education

by Matt
Monday, 17 December, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
In Homer’s Iliad, Achilles refuses to accept gifts from the hand of Agamemnon precisely because he refuses to become “the king’s man." Agamemnon had wronged Achilles—grievously—and to receive his gifts would amount to admitting that it was within Agamemnon’s authority...
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States’ Rights—Homeschooling and the Legalization of Marijuana

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by Shawn
Wednesday, 05 December, 2012
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
It will not come as news to you that our homeschooling communities are concerned about the potential for government interference in our affairs. There are extreme cases where communities have closed themselves off from politics, higher education, and much of the rest...
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The Question of Origins and the 2012 Presidential Election

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by Jonathan
Friday, 16 September, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
In the last few months, in the run-up to the Republican primary, the press (and others) have made quite a bit of noise about the beliefs of the candidates on the issue of evolution. The goal of this post is to elucidate why the question of origins is important within...
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