New York Times - Home Schooling
News about Home Schooling, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Tennessee: Home-schooling Family Is Denied Asylum
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a German family could not claim asylum in the United States because it would face penalties in Germany for home-schooling its children.
One Coalition Stays True to Todd Akin: Home-Schoolers
The Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri has been largely abandoned by the party establishment, but home-schoolers have remained loyal.
Bill’s Defeat a Blow to Home-Schooled Athletes
A bill that would have allowed home-schooled children in Virginia to play varsity sports at public high schools was defeated Thursday by a state Senate committee.
Should Home-Schoolers Get to Play for the Team?
Is a move to let home-schooled teenagers try out for their local high school teams a move in the right direction?
My Parents Were Home Schooling Anarchists
How my siblings and I survived our family’s educational experiment.
Home-School Education Concludes With a Mainstream Graduation
A nontraditional movement goes mainstream, embracing many of the trappings of the graduation season.
Home Schooling, Done Reasonably
An excellent blog on the pleasures and perils of home schooling.
Judge Grants Asylum to German Home Schoolers
A Tennessee judge granted asylum to a German couple who said they feared persecution in their home country because they wanted to home school their five children.
Home-Schooled Football League Thrives in Georgia
The Glory for Christ Football League, which emphasizes faith and fellowship, came into being because school teams were not an option in Georgia.
Special Services Ending for the Home Schooled
WHEN her son, Ricky, entered elementary school in the Katonah-Lewisboro district, Joy Drummond spent hours every evening helping him learn what his teachers had presented in the classroom. But Ricky, who has a learning disability, was not able to absorb the lessons. “I was reteaching him everything,” Ms. Drummond said.