More than 1.5 million children have opted out of formal schooling in the US.
And should the government fund them?
More support for homeschooling as the social context evolves.
Four years ago a seven-year-old boy was taken from his parents by social welfare officials as the family boarded an international flight. They have hardly seen him since. What on earth had they done?
The world's first global home education conference will take place at the beginning of November in Berlin, writes Swedish home educator Jonas Himmelstrand.
Sweden has one of the highest fertility rates in Europe. What you can do with your children once you have them, however, is not altogether a matter of choice.
How serious is America about parental rights in education? Pretty
serious, it seems. Last week an immigration judge in the US granted
political asylum to a German family who want to homeschool their
children -- something that is illegal in Germany. Germany for its part
is very serious about suppressing what it calls “parallel societies”
based on religion or worldview -- which is how it sees homeschoolers.