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Instead of recognizing that schooling is the problem, we blame the kids.
If we care about children’s emotional well-being and hope to stall the rising teen suicide rate, then we should embrace this strategy.
Bureaucrats are now cracking down on children's playdates.
Eliminating compulsory schooling laws would break the century-and-a-half stranglehold of schooling on education.
Whether it’s security cameras and armed guards, or psychological screening, mass schooling is becoming increasingly prison-like.
It's a whole different game when you're asked to open your wallet...
Parents today are less afraid that their child will be kidnapped or hit by a car if they let them play outside and much more afraid that an onlooker will call the cops on them.
How is it that parents now need doctors to tell them to let their kids play?
When it comes to protecting a child’s well-being, parents usually know best.
This is where attaining strong literacy and numeracy skills meet individual interests and innate childhood curiosity.
While homeschooling is legal in all 50 U.S. states, parental rights in America are precarious.
Parents who remove their children from the confines of the conventional classroom are not running away from reality. They are running towards it.
Our modern homeschooling freedoms come with the responsibility to protect those freedoms.
True discipline is self-imposed.
It’s a sad commentary on American childhood when we need laws to protect parents from persecution for letting their kids walk, play, or stay unsupervised.
As schooling has expanded over the past several decades, consuming more of childhood than ever before, and becoming more standardized and restrictive, it should be no surprise that American creativity has simultaneously plummeted.
Public school advocates who use this outrageous example to attack homeschooling open themselves up to attack on a different front.
An underlying theme in these calls for regulating homeschoolers is that parents can’t be trusted and government knows best.
Conventional schooling forces learners to consume knowledge, whereas the future of education empowers learners--of all ages and stages--to create knowledge.
'Real life' isn't something to be postponed.
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