homeschoolers

Homeschoolers Question Texas ‘School Choice’ Bill

While President Donald Trump champions “school choice” on a national level and Governor Greg Abbott pledges to sign such a bill into law should one make it to his desk, some Texas homeschoolers question one piece of proposed school choice policy before the Legislature, Senate Bill 3.

In this Aug. 24, 2012 photo, Elizabeth Boggs works with her sons Nathan, right, and Luke, left, with mapping and geography at her home in Charleston, Ill. Boggs is a member of the East Central Illinois Home Educator’s Network, a homeschool support group with more than 40 member families. (AP …

Why Homeschoolers Don’t Want School Vouchers

The sobering reality that further entanglement with the Common Core standards and tests could come along with school vouchers is underscored by the fact that Common Core champions Bill Gates, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Jeb Bush are all major supporters as well of school voucher programs and charter schools.

AP/Coeur d'Alene Press, Shawn Gust