homeschool http://nhpr.org en Homeschoolers Anonymous http://nhpr.org/post/homeschoolers-anonymous <p>According to the Department of Education, the number of kids being homeschooled nearly doubled between 1999 and 2007. A large a majority of parents who choose this route, say they do it for religious or moral reasons. Now, the first generation to age out of the Christian homeschooling movement that first took root in the 1980’s are speaking out about their experiences. On the website <a href="http://homeschoolersanonymous.wordpress.com/" target="_blank"><em>Homeschoolers Anonymous</em></a>, former homeschoolers blog about traumas suffered upon them by radical homeschooling. <strong>Michelle Goldberg</strong>, senior contributing writer for <em>Newsweek</em> and the <em>Daily Beast</em>, <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/witw/articles/2013/04/11/homeschooled-kids-now-grown-blog-against-the-past.html" target="_blank">wrote about the topic</a> earlier this month.</p><p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:09:21 +0000 Virginia Prescott 26493 at http://nhpr.org Homeschoolers Anonymous New Laws Give Home-Schoolers Fresh Start to School Year http://nhpr.org/post/new-laws-give-home-schoolers-fresh-start-school-year <p>It’s back to school week.&nbsp; And for about 2 to 3 percent of New Hampshire students, learning will begin or continue in the home.</p><p>Two laws that went into effect this summer give families who home-school a lot more independence than they’ve had in the past. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Sheryl Rich-Kern 11785 at http://nhpr.org New Laws Give Home-Schoolers Fresh Start to School Year Teach Your Children Well http://nhpr.org/post/teach-your-children-well <p>Former child actress turned author <a href="http://qcreport.blogspot.com/2011/03/here-i-go-again.html">Quinn Cummings&#39;s</a> talks about her new book. It&#39;s a chronicle of her first year of <a href="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2120501,00.html">homeschooling</a>...and how she compares with homeschoolers at large.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 9926 at http://nhpr.org Teach Your Children Well