When flying home from my recent travels where I had the opportunity to share at homeschool conventions in South Carolina and Nebraska, I was perusing the headlines where I saw a school in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, that recently issued 500 suspension notices (nearly ½ the student body) to students who had amassed too many unexcused absences from class.Read more ›
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In order to subjugate a Christian people, you must first de-Christianize them. You must remove, from the culture, that which prevents you from conquering them. Piece by piece, Christian beliefs must be removed – along with the memory of those beliefs – from the minds of the people. This will take time, and has through successful, compulsory public education. This is the system of education we currently know as government schools.Read more ›
The 2016 session of the South Dakota Legislature officially began yesterday, and officially ends March 29. As of this writing, there were 53 bills introduced in the House, with the vast majority introduced not by individual legislators but rather at the request of various state agencies. The same is true of the 53 bills introduced in the Senate.Read more ›
HB1005 is a good bill regarding applications for home school students. HB1005 is An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the excuse from attendance of children receiving alternative instruction. However, a lobbyist for the Sioux Falls and Rapid City school districts, Dick Tieszen, is proposing an amendment that would remove local control by directing all applications to the state Department of Education.Read more ›