I have one gifted and one challenged child. It's easy for skeptics to say "Oh, well, homeschooling obviously works for that child, but that other child..." I've learned to live with the hurt because I, unlike the skeptics, know my child. I know this child would languish in the "special ed system." I know that this child has been maturing and learning because of a huge dollop of grace from God.
Still stings, though.
I love this story! Our first year homeschooling our older girls (then grades 9 and 11) my BIL offered one $300 to go back to school. Now, they tolerate us but can't argue test scores and social skills. They are almost ready to admit that it is a good thing for our youngest.
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Erica used the College Launch Solution with her family and highly recommends it to the reader of The Old Schoolhouse .
It is easy to tally the benefits and rewards of home schooling, especially when the children are young and the days are full of cozy reading circles, fun science projects, and family adventures. But we all know how quickly those
"Should my child get their GED as a homeschooler?" That's a question that I answer often when it comes to homeschool graduation.
Once upon a time, colleges sometimes required a GED from homeschoolers before providing financial aid. Since 1998, however, Congress has provided a better way for homeschoolers to demonstrate their "ability to benefit" from federal financial aid. The law
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