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Alternative Education and Homeschooling Independently

Alternative Education and Homeschooling Independently
Homeschooling is hard enough all on its own, but when others criticize us for our educational choices, it becomes even harder.  That’s why I try really hard not to judge the way other people choose to educate their children, knowing that most parents are doing their very best with their situation. Because I’m a huge advocate of independent homeschooling through high school, sometimes people who choose to use government-funded programs perceive that I am critical of...
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Online Lab Material

Online Lab Material
I know that each parent can determine what is right for their own child.  My job is to support independent homeschooling, however.  When I get  questions about alternative education programs, I don't want parents to feel that I'm being judgmental.  On the other hand, I do try to point out alternatives that retain independence, so you can ensure the successful education of your child. What about online lab material.  Have you seen anything like  this available...
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Alternative Education = Less Control

Alternative Education = Less Control
Whenever you become involved in state sponsored Alternative Education, you have less control than when you are homeschooling independently.  In fact, any classroom setting (public school, private school, alternative education, and even co-op classes) give you less control and flexibility than homeschooling independently. You can't control the content (you have to choose what they offer.) You don't control the speed of the curriculum (you have to go at their rate.) You can't choose how it's graded...
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"Flunked..." The Rest of the Story!

"Flunked..." The Rest of the Story!
Evergreen Freedom Foundation contacted the WHO board asking to interview "a homeschooler."  Nobody else on the board wanted to go, so Matt and I took Alex.  They also asked for a learning disabled homeschooler, but we never found one.  EFF ended up interviewing all three of us; my husband, my son, and me.  We knew it was for "a documentary" and it was supposed to highlight ALL the effective ways to educate. Now that I've seen...
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