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Articles tagged Homeschooling

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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The State of Classical Conversations Address, 2012

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Watch this video to hear the thoughts of Leigh Bortins, Chief Academic Officer, and Robert Bortins, Chief Executive Officer, as they share a recap of 2012 and some thoughts for 2013.     http://youtu.be/kIn4mY00Ny0
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A Homeschooler at the University of Oklahoma*

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by Shawn
Wednesday, 14 November, 2012
categories: Articles, College and Post Graduation, Homeschooling Life
Evan P was homeschooled with his brothers in suburban Cincinnati. He loved being homeschooled because of how close he was—and is—with his family. He was homeschooled through fifth grade, after which he was enrolled in a private Christian school which incorporated the...
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Homeschooling: Freedom from Responsibility

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You homeschoolers have it made! You can pack up and go wherever you want, whenever you want!” I’m sure you’ve heard that one before. But aren’t they right? Can’t we pack up and go wherever, whenever? One of the biggest benefits of homeschooling is that, yes, you do...
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A Homeschooler’s Experience at a Christian Liberal Arts College*

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Emily R and her two brothers were homeschooled by their mother in South Minnesota. “We grew up in small town Minnesota, in the middle of the cornfields,” she says, emphasizing her rural upbringing. Her father traveled a lot with his job, but he had the flexibility to...
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