Groups worry in a case on a chemical-weapons pact that education and family law treaties might require the federal government to wade into policies that traditionally are state prerogatives.
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November 05, 2013
October 30, 2013
Military bases are providing more support and resources for the growing number of military families who are choosing to home school their children.
August 30, 2013
New data breaks down the U.S. homeschooling population.
August 21, 2013
While nearly 70 percent of those surveyed back charter schools, the same number are against allowing public dollars to flow to private schools.
January 24, 2013
The week-long event will feature independently-organized events across the country, a whistle-stop train tour, and a performance from the Jonas Brothers.
February 20, 2012
Homeschooling is hot these days, at least if you judge by the media coverage: Presidential candidate Rick Santorum's recent remarks on public education have drawn attention to home-schooling, which is a choice the Santorum family has made in educating their children.* Last week my colleague Andr...
January 07, 2011
That teacher's assessment was about a boy getting only a fourth of the test questions right, which is why this mother decided to home school her son. I don't usually try to offer advice to parents with boys -- my writing focuses on policy. Here's the one exception: When your teacher tells you, 'Don...
December 12, 2007
Today, two news stories caught my attention that remind me of a potentially powerful political force in education politics: "Home-schoolers rally to Huckabee," Los Angeles Times; and "Homeschooler elected to chair state board of education," The State (Columbia, S.C.)