Archive for the ‘School Choice’ Category

Report: Private schools more than twice as safe as public schools

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – One of the top expectations parents have of schools is that they be safe and secure. Mothers don’t want their sons to be threatened or hurt; fathers don’t want their daughters taunted or bullied, and everyone wants schools where learning can occur without fear, disruption, or disorder.
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Homeschooling children can go at an unhurried pace

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SPOKANE, Wa. – I’ve noticed how moms who are homeschooling young ones will often panic about how their children aren’t cooperating, seem disinterested or simply aren’t covering the material that they feel is necessary.
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WV school district ‘harassing’ parents with unending phone calls as homeschooling surges

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RITCHIE COUNTY, W.V. – Homeschooling families in Ritchie County, West Virginia have been subjected to a barrage of phone calls from the local school district intended to convince them to reenroll their children in public schools. Some parents considered the calls harassment. Despite apologies from the school superintendent by phone, the calls continued.
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How the free market can save American education

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CHICAGO – Only one week after Election Day, Washington, DC’s focus has shifted from furious campaigning to National Education Week and the Thought Leader Summit (held from Nov. 10–13), “a gathering of the leaders from education, business, and government who define and shape trends in public and private education.”
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