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Assemblywoman Angela McKnight has proposed legislation that would cut the costs of books and other materials for parents who home-school their children. The proposed bill would let taxpayers with incomes of up to $150,000 claim a tax credit for out-of-pocket expenses for home-schooling their children.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 2:14 am

A study which investigated more than 2,000 children across 80 primary schools in Devon, has found that children who are younger than their peers when they start school are more likely to develop poorer mental health, as rated by parents and teachers. New research has shown that the youngest pupils in each school year group could be at risk of worse mental health than their older classmates.

Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:56 pm

A Conversation on Christian Home-Schooling KSFR Policy-wise, homeschool families overall seek not to have government vouchers available to them, although vouchers are a staple of school choice advocacy and charter schools.

Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:18 pm

AT HOME: Albury West Public School captain Will Eden, who has Asperger's syndrome, with his mate Jacob Horne. Picture: SIMON BAYLISS AS a proud father with not "much of a filter", Federation Council administrator Mike Eden felt compelled to reply to Pauline Hanson's attack on children with autism.

Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:09 am

LITTER PATROL: Cleaning up the beach are Anise Yi, Mali Oates, Raven Oates, Ruben Quellenberg, Lainey Ryan, Jamie Parker-Barnes and Yemaya Oates. The below article was written and sent in to us by 11-year-old Yemaya Oates.

Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:06 am

Former Teacher Turns to Homeschooling After Feeling Disillusioned by School System, Pens Children's Books Atlanta Black Star It's often said that necessity is the mother of invention. Atlanta's Naomi Bradley, a home-schooling mother of three and author of three children's books, can certainly attest to the truth of that adage.

Posted: June 21, 2017, 4:25 pm

The Woman's Club of Tewksbury Township presents a $5,000 check to the U.S. Pain Foundation. From left are WCTT Member Denise Layton, Casey Cashman , US Pain Foundation VP Nicole Hemmenway, WCTT Club President Anne Diamente, WCTT Member Deidre Quinn, Tyler Cashman, WCTT Elizabeth Baber-Winters, US Pain Foundation President Paul Gileno.

Posted: June 20, 2017, 5:07 pm

Driver's education is usually taught in high school health class. In those very same underfunded schools that can barely afford math and science textbooks, we are trying to teach adolescents how to pilot two-ton death machines.

Posted: June 20, 2017, 10:29 am

Considering its 104-Item agenda last Thursday curfew, the recently enacted rule limiting later speakers to one minute had some salutary effect. It was not a good day to represent the Slow Talkers of America - a few of the Items were ripped through quickly enough to leave the dais a bit breathless.

Posted: June 19, 2017, 1:12 pm

Yet until recently, most of his classmates and professors had no idea the shy, 6-foot-2-inch student was so young. "I think a lot of people just haven't really been able to tell," Harter said.

Posted: June 18, 2017, 1:48 pm

An MTSU student and an MTSU alumna have traveled overseas to study language after receiving 2017 Critical Language Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State. Ethan McHugh, a senior double-majoring in philosophy and religious studies, and Bonnie Walker, a recent MTSU graduate with a degree in international relations and a minor in Arabic, are two of the 500 students that are selected from colleges across the nation to be a part of the CLS program.

Posted: June 16, 2017, 2:28 am

Two men were arreted Wednesday morning after New Hampshire State Police, monitoring Route 101 traffic from the air, spotted them racing, clocking one of them at more than 100 mph.

Posted: June 15, 2017, 8:13 am

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus during this year's regular session. Speaking to hundreds of educators Wednesday ahead of a special session packed with education bills, Straus chastised the state Senate for underfunding school finance reform.

Posted: June 15, 2017, 3:58 am

The workshop is open to both formal and non-formal educators including teachers, pre-service teachers, home-schooling parents, naturalists, scout and youth leaders, and anyone who works with youth. While this workshop is geared towards educators, adults interested in learning about insects are also welcome to attend.

Posted: June 14, 2017, 12:02 pm

Of all the startling political events of 2016, one that baffled an awful lot of people was the exceptional support Donald Trump received from conservative Christians, and especially the white evangelical voters that he won by an unprecedented 80-to-16 margin. Now Tim Alberta reports that, if anything, the bond between Trump and the leadership of the Christian right is stronger than ever, even as other elements of his coalition are thought to be experiencing a bit of buyer's remorse.

Posted: June 13, 2017, 8:31 pm

Struggling with chronic anxiety, diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder and being bullied at school, Mr Chapman and his wife decided to home school their son. a "One of his major symptoms is chronic anxiety.

Posted: June 11, 2017, 7:40 am

Martha Speaks "Verb Dog, When Action Calls!/Martha's Adverb Adventures" Verb Dog, When Action Calls! - Struck by a falling book of five-hundred-and-one English Verbs, Martha instantly becomes - Verb Dog! Using her unique superpower to control people with verbs, Martha sniffs out trouble and defends the town from evil. Vocabulary: verb, amublate, elevate, descend, petrify.

Posted: June 7, 2017, 9:52 pm

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