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 Title   Date   Author   Host 

thedenverchannel.com

by Lance Hernandez

September 10, 2016

School bells are ringing again across Colorado. As kids head back to school, some parents, who opt not to vaccinate their children, are pushing back against some of the wording in the state's new non-medical immunization exemption form.

That form reads in part: Failure to follow the advice of a physician, registered nurse, physician's assistant or public health official who has recommended vaccines may endanger my child's/my health or life and others who come into contact with my child/me. State Senator Kevin Lundberg, Chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee says, "That (phrasing) amounts to compelled speech." He said the state has no business trying to force parents to agree to something that they don't believe is true.

littlethings.com

by Emerald Pellot

September 7, 2016

Amanda Walker knew something was off, but she didn't quite know why. One day she received a phone call from a woman saying she was from Child Protective Services. The woman said someone claimed that Walker had neglected her children. This was already a po

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sacredgroundstickyfloors.com

August 23, 2016

I am not pro-homeschool, public, private, co-op, military (best money we ever spent), charter, un or free range. The way I see it, you do what ya gotta do. And I have tried them all. This year our daughter will graduate from college.

She was Classically homeschooled from the 2nd grade through high school. Her junior year in high school, on a field trip in Oxford England, she was walking with a professor and she casually mentioned how the scenery reminded her of Dante's Inferno. Later she brought up a parallel between a current event and a principle from Hitler's Mein Kampf.

newstarget.com

by Vicki Batts

August 19, 2016

If you don't believe that the United States government is growing closer and closer to complete and total tyranny, this bit of news will hopefully change your mind.

Three years ago, Natural News reported on a German family that was fined $10,000 and had their children forcibly removed from their home. What kind of terrible crime did the parents, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike, commit? The crime of Homeschooling. That's right; the Romeike family was fined $10,000 and lost their five children because they had chosen to homeschool them.

thesoftlanding.com

August 19, 2016

My friend Tamara, creator of MISLEAD: America's Secret Epidemic, posted the picture you see above on Facebook. She was excited to find a lunch bag that was officially PVC, phthalate and lead-free.

But the "ulra safe" and "worry-free" claims weren't completely justified. We still have one thing left to worry about: Microban. I don't like shedding a questionable light on products like this, because the manufacturer has gone the extra mile to make it safer. But it's more important to make informed decisions, right?

faithit.com

by Preston Sprinkle

August 18, 2016

Christian subcultures are an entertaining phenomenon. Multiple brands of Christianity claim the same Lord and read the same Bible, and yet they promote a set of values sometimes as different as apples and orangutans.

I once heard a story about a Christian woman from the East Coast who confronted a West Coast youth-pastor, who allowed "mixed bathing" at youth events. "I can't believe any so-called Christian leader would allow boys and girls to swim together!" She expressed her concern, all the while puffing on a cigarette. The youth pastor couldn't help but smile, speechless at the irony.

csmonitor.com

by Patrik Jonsson and Josh Kenworthy

August 16, 2016

While some parents cite religious and moral reasons, others say they are keeping their kids out of public schools to protect them from school-related racism.

Despite the promises of the civil rights movement, "people are starting to realize that public education in America was designed for the masses of poor, and its intent has been to trap poor people into being workers and servants. If you don't want that for your children, then you look for something else," she says. To her, the biggest flaw in public education is a lack of character education, an "absence of a moral binding," that contributes to low expectations - and lower outcomes for children of color.

resilience.org

by Alessia Clusini -- Translation by Nicole Stojanovska.

August 12, 2016

Threading elements of the great educational experiments of Bauhaus and Roycroft Community models together with Pierre Levy's modern definition of "collective intelligence," La Scuola Open Source (The Open Source School) embodies the principles...

In the early part of the last century, as a result of the social and economic changes produced by the industrial revolution, an architect named Walter Gropius conceived a school in Germany aimed at creating new professionals to provide an answer to the demand of innovation generated by the changes in time. That school was Bauhaus - a place that would become a legend. It was born from the union of an art academy, a technical college and a faculty of architecture. Within a few years, combining skills and working on real projects with the help of many internationally renowned experts, a pedagogical experiment of historic proportions was born.

onenewsnow.com

August 2, 2016

A high school district in Northern California has sent a notification to parents telling them that their homeschooled children are not lawfully being educated.

When the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) received word that all of its member families in the San Benito High School District (SBHSD) received a letter from state authorities declaring that they were illegally educating their children, attorneys from the nonprofit group were perplexed.

onenewsnow.com

August 2, 2016

After one homeschool graduate applied to the Ohio Business College, admissions officials promptly denied her acceptance, demanding that she must first acquire a GED before they would consider her admittance.

Homeschool grad Ashlynne Perkins was distraught when she received the following notification from Ohio Business College's admissions office, which informed her that her application was rejected because she did not have a GED. "We are unable to accept Ashlynne's application due to the fact that she did not graduate from an accredited high school," the letter from the college read, according to the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA).