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There’s an interesting article entitled U.S. Lays Out Set of Common School Standards by Nick Anderson in the Washington Post today (3/10/10) on President Obama’s push to nationalize education standards, something both George H.W. Bush and Clinton attempted during their administrations. Both sides make valid points. One side believes that education should be left to the state’s control because individual states understand their citizens better. The other says that in order for the U.S. to improve its academic standing and performance around the world, it must make a united effort.
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More and more parents are choosing homeschooling as the educational choice for their children. These families are, in fact, growing at rate of 7-12% per year. Some do it to uphold their religious beliefs. Others choose to homeschool for the academic possibilities or to protect their children from potentially harmful atmospheres in public schools, and still others are left little choice because their children have special needs that can’t be addressed in traditional schools. Regardless of the reasons, understanding how to homeschool is a necessary step toward deciding if it is a viable option More >