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Rev. Smith says Michigan Should Eliminate Homeschooling So Kids Will Vote Right

The following letter to the editor was recently forwarded to our attention. It is reprinted here because it so completely articulates today’s liberal perspective on the “evils” of homeschooling in Michigan.
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Killing Homeschooling in Michigan – The Other Shoe to Drop in 2010?

This Designated Conservative received word last week from a legislative staffer in Lansing that the recently fast-tracked public school reform legislation will very likely be followed up in 2010 with bills aimed at significantly tightening homeschooling regulations in Michigan. No … Continue reading

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Homeschooling? Mainstream? I’m Shocked!

Reliable nationwide numbers are difficult to obtain, but the National Center for Education Statistics estimates that from 1999 to 2003 the number of home-schooled children increased from around 850,000 to roughly 1.1 million, a 29 percent jump in four years. Movement leaders suggest even higher estimates of around 2 to 2.5 million children currently being home schooled. Continue reading

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