Safe at Home?

By Larry Sand
Homeschooling is becoming more popular, but families need to be aware that teachers unions have a penchant for home invasions. According to the latest data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the number of K-12 children educated at home increased from 1.09 million in 2003 to 1.77 million in 2012, which is 3.4...

TAGS: A.J. Duffy, Home School Legal Defense Association, homeschool, homeschooling, Larry Sand, National Education Association, teachers union, United Teachers of Los Angeles

Homeschooling and Its Importance for the Survival of a Free Republic

By R. Claire Friend
What do George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Booker T. Washington, Florence Nightingale, Susan B. Anthony, Thomas Edison, Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein and Sandra Day O’Connor have in common? They were all homeschooled as were countless other famous statesmen, scholars and scientists. Children traditionally were taught at their parents’ knees. In most...

TAGS: Home School Legal Defense Association, homeschooling, PISA

Homeschool Home Run

By Larry Sand
An Education News report tells us that homeschooling is thriving. In a recent report, we learn that since 1999, the number of children who are homeschooled has increased by 75 percent. Though homeschooled children represent only 4 percent (about 2 million) of all school-age children nationwide, they are growing seven times faster than the number...

TAGS: A.J. Duffy, California Teachers Association, Eric Hanushek, Home School Legal Defense Association, homeschooling, Larry Sand, teachers union, United Teachers of Los Angeles