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The Colors of Education Policy

The Colors of Education Policy

Originally written in January 2020. Updated for the COVID era.  With scores of families seeking to escape the drastic social restrictions upon students at brick and mortar schools, it’s more important than ever for all parents to understand the philosophy of emerging...

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The Point of Reading

The Point of Reading

I have always loved books. When I was little, my dad delighted me with Mrs. Pigglewiggle stories at bedtime. At age nine, I discovered L’Engle’s Wrinkle in Time and saw the world in a whole new light. I discovered what Mortimer Adler declared: “A good book can teach...

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2020 IAHE Convention Update

2020 IAHE Convention Update

We deeply regret to announce that we are unable to move forward with the 35th Annual IAHE Home Educators Convention. Our team is working diligently behind the scenes to unravel such a large endeavor and it will take days before we can share more information. We are...

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Pause & Pray: 2020 IAHE Convention Update

Pause & Pray: 2020 IAHE Convention Update

As always, we rest in the certainty that God is in charge.  In light of the past 24 hours, the status of our 35th Annual IAHE Home Educators’ Convention is uncertain.  While we’d like to give a quick response to everyone reaching out to us, we’re faced with the...

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Confessions of a Convention Veteran

Confessions of a Convention Veteran

I first noticed them sitting in the audience as I presented my English Literature curriculum in all its glory. A young husband and wife with a couple of preschoolers in tow, they sat on the edge of their seats, eyes wide, rapt with attention. I was laying it on thick...

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“We” Should Not Regulate Homeschooling

“We” Should Not Regulate Homeschooling

The desire to control other people’s ideas and behaviors, particularly when they challenge widely-held beliefs and customs, is one of human nature’s most nefarious tendencies. Socrates was sentenced to death for stepping out of line; Galileo almost was. But such...

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