Saturday, March 5, 2011

Podcast #9 - "Feeling Like Failure"

Here's notes from our latest Podcast! Hope you all enjoy the podcast!
Lea & Jeff

Podcast #9 Notes - Recorded on 2/25/11 - Posted 3/5/11

Updates on us
-Last week was rough. I (Lea) didn’t feel like doing school. Fibro-flare. But we pushed through it. Some weeks it’s harder than others.
-This past week - homeschool parent crisis. Panic over progress kids are having (see blog -

Homeschool in News
- - Miss America Homeschooled
- Indiana voting to allow homeschoolers to play on public school sports teams
- Vote in Illinois on bill (SB136) to allow DOE to collect any info it wants on homeschool families was delayed b/c 4000 homeschool families descended on capital to protest (orderly!)
- Homeschooled boy in Iowa refuses to wrestle girl & forfeits championships based on his moral/spiritual beliefs. He was favorite to win. - In a new study released today the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) estimates there were over 2 million children being homeschooled in the United States in 2010.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2008) there were an estimated 54 million K–12 children in the U.S. in spring 2010, which means homeschoolers account for nearly 4% of the school-aged population, or 1 in 25 children.

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1 comment:

  1. Glad you came back after such a long break! I was wondering what happened at convention . . .