Archive for June, 2007

The Benefits of Home Schooling Special Needs Students

June 20, 2007

By Mimi Rothschild One of the most appealing aspects of home schooling is that home schoolers receive all of the teacher’s attention, instead of sharing it with hundreds of students. Home schooling is especially effective when the parent is able to devote the majority of their attention to a home schooler with special needs, like [...]

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Why Keep Public Schools Around?

June 14, 2007

By Mimi Rothschild In a recent series of articles, Jonah Goldberg of The National Review Online and David Gelernter of The Weekly Standard both propose that America might be better off without public schools and discuss how we might decide whether to have them or not. Both writers cite public school’s well documented shortcomings. “Americans [...]

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The Grace Academy Summer Reading List and Summer Programs

June 6, 2007

By Mimi Rothschild What are your homeschoolers doing this summer? Going back in time? Sailing on the high seas? Hanging out with the three little pigs? Summer is the perfect time for homeschoolers to improve their readings skills and have a blast while doing it. We’ve compiled a comprehensive summer reading list for each Grace [...]

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Homeschoolers Safe as Lecturer Encourages Public School Students to Have Sex and Do Drugs

June 6, 2007

By Mimi Rothschild On April 10th two different speakers encouraged students at Boulder Valley High School in Colorado to have sex and use drugs at a required attendance lecture entitled “STDs: Sex, Teens and Drugs.” State lawmakers are furious over what was said at the lecture and are trying to fire Superintendent George Garcia. What [...]

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