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Families choosing to put their children in religious or nonsectarian private schools and even some home-schooling parents, especially of disabled children, could receive state funds to help defray educational costs under a bill that a Senate panel advanced Thursday. Sen. Larry Taylor's "school choice" bill, which critics have dubbed "vouchers on steroids," was approved by the Education Committee, 7-3.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 5:24 pm

Parabudoo pastoralist Robin Pensini, from Cheela Plains Station, at the Isolated Children's Parents' Association conference held at the Cottesloe Beach Hotel last week. Paraburdoo pastoralist Robin Pensini said without the friendships fostered through her involvement with the Isolated Children's Parents' Association, she does not know how she would have survived tutoring four boys on her own.

Posted: March 23, 2017, 4:02 am

DES MOINES, Iowa-Iowa Governor Terry Branstad went to a home schooling family luncheon at a downtown Des Moines church Tuesday. He ended up revealing news about his family.

Posted: March 22, 2017, 1:46 am

Parents at Heritage Regional High School are upset they weren't immediately informed about an alleged sexual assault that took place at the school in February. Longueuil police say a 14-year-old boy is under arrest after the incident, which allegedly occurred on the property of the Saint-Hubert high school.

Posted: March 21, 2017, 6:58 pm

A 12-year-old Kelowna boy has won his tuition to attend a space academy in Alabama because of his exceptional abilities in academics. Marcus Coetzee, a grade-six home schooled student, will be attending the U.S. Space Academy this June in Huntsville, Alabama.

Posted: March 21, 2017, 1:37 am

Kansas Grandmother of Slain Boy Seeks Home Schooling Reform U.S. News & World Report Families are required to report to the state the name and location of their home school and the name of the person maintaining records, said Dale Dennis, Kansas' deputy education commissioner.

Posted: March 20, 2017, 11:27 pm

Grandmother of slain boy pushes for home-school law reform in Kansas Hays Daily News The life - and death - of 7-year-old Adrian Jones is propelling his grandmother, Emporia resident Judy Conway, to advocate for reform of home schooling .

Posted: March 20, 2017, 4:36 pm

On Tuesday, key lawmakers will take up one of the most controversial measures this session, Senate Bill 3, a major "school choice" reform. The bill is one of the most far-reaching proposals in the country and controversy surrounds its idea of using tax dollars for private educational purposes.

Posted: March 20, 2017, 5:28 am

We've said it before and we'll say it again: College campuses are supposed to be safe places for learning. They become more dangerous if people are allowed to pack heat along with their books and slipping handguns into classrooms.

Posted: March 19, 2017, 2:41 am

Judy Conway holds a photo of her grandson Adrian Jones, who was killed in 2015. His father and stepmother, who home-schooled Jones, were charged with his murder.

Posted: March 18, 2017, 10:26 pm

The River Valley Virtual Academy opens in August and is already drawing in quite a bit of attention from potential students and parents. The tuition-free online school teaches classroom curriculum with a high-tech spin along with home-schooling features and scheduling that caters to anyone.

Posted: March 17, 2017, 6:09 am

The idea of school choice sounds terrific. What parent wouldn't do anything in their power to give their child every opportunity to succeed in the classroom and beyond? Supporters of Senate Bill 193, which is scheduled to be voted on by the full Senate on Thursday, want New Hampshire families to believe that "education freedom savings accounts" will do just that.

Posted: March 15, 2017, 5:42 am

There has been a steep rise in the number of home-schooled children across the county and there are claims as many as 1,000 pupils in Cambridge alone are being taught at home The number of parents turning their back on schools in Cambridgeshire has risen with an official 232 per cent increase in home schooling. Pupils are being taken out of mainstream schooling by parents unhappy with the education system and there are claims as many as 1,000 pupils in Cambridge could be being taught at home.

Posted: March 14, 2017, 7:04 pm

Release from Piedmont Virginia Community College: Piedmont Virginia Community College will host an information session for prospective home schooled students and their families on Thursday, March 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in room M229 in the Main Building on PVCC's Main Campus at 501 College Drive in Charlottesville. During the session, attendees will hear from PVCC faculty, home schooled students, and parents of home schooled students, all of whom will discuss their experiences at PVCC and answer questions.

Posted: March 14, 2017, 4:43 pm

Can School Vouchers Be Used For Home-Schooling ? Low-Income Families Could Be Reimbursed Romper While on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to include home-schooled students in his school choice voucher program.

Posted: March 14, 2017, 12:28 pm

Both conservatives and liberals alike say that with President Trump's choice of Betsy DeVos as the confirmed Secretary of Education, some things are bound to change .

Posted: March 13, 2017, 1:12 pm

The subject of school choice has come to the forefront in recent weeks with the appointment of Betsy DeVos as the U.S. education secretary. Bureaucrats sit in school administration buildings and draw lines on maps to determine where your child will go to school in a particular school district.

Posted: March 9, 2017, 8:58 pm

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