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What No One Tells Black Parents About Homeschool Curriculum

Words by: Victoria Jones This is a sponsored blog post. A version of this article originally appeared on Curriculum and Culture. If you’re a Black parent reading this post, you are probably already familiar with the many ways in which the traditional school system fails Black children. I don’t need to tell you about the lack of resources and experienced teachers in majority-Black schools or educate you on the school-to-prison pipeline. You...

It’s Time to Celebrate Homeschoolers Worldwide | Introducing World Homeschooler’s Day – JUNE 4, 2021

The idea for World Homeschooler's Day came from asking a simple question: Why are homeschool-related holidays and events always faith-based, focused on homeschooling's nuts and bolts, and only encouraging to mothers and not the whole family? Crazy, right? With all of the progress the homeschool community has made since the 1970s, there has yet to be an international holiday created to celebrate the hard work, dedication, and achievements of...

The Homeschooling Community Isn’t A Monolith. It’s Time to Rethink Who Homeschoolers Really Are

White. Christian. Rural. Financially well-off. Heterosexual. Married with many children. Neurotypical. College-educated. Stay-at-home, soccer moms. American. Conservative. Organized and scheduled with exceptional kids who begin college at 10 years old. I could go on. Stereotypes like these make up the narrative of what represents the homeschooling community both outside and inside of it. While how homeschoolers are perceived outside of our...