Tag:home school

  • Friday Interview: Home Schooling Growth

    RALEIGH — In today’s Friday interview, Carolina Journal’s Donna Martinez discusses the explosive growth of home schooling in North Carolina with Davis Carman, the administrative vice president of North Carolinians for Home Education.The interview aired on Carolina Journal Radio (click here to find the station near you).

  • No. 723: California Ignites a Fire in Homeschooling

    Public opinion is often difficult to measure. However, every now and then, a benchmark identifies the next shift. When the culture reaches a “tipping point,” the change begins to spread. The largesse of the education establishment prohibits little more than a snail’s pace of change from the issues surrounding teacher…

  • NC Congressman Joins CBS Protest

    RALEIGH — U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-7th District, joined 32 Republican congressmen last week to denounce reporting by “CBS Evening News” that connected homeschooling to child abuse. The House members signed a letter Oct. 22 to CBS News President Andrew Heyward stating they “were deeply offended by the recent ‘Eye…

  • Home Schooling an Academic Journey

    RALEIGH — Between 1.9 and 2.2 million children in the United States “go to school with mom,” and many make creative use of museums, travel, and family businesses to achieve educational success. North Carolinians for Home Education estimates that as of March 2003, about 26,000 North Carolina families had registered…

  • New Study Shows Gains from Choice

    RALEIGH — Most North Carolinians would say they continue to enjoy a large amount of personal freedom. But North Carolina is only a ‘partly free state,’ according to education researcher Dr. Jay Greene. His latest study placed North Carolina 27th in the nation. This middle-of-the-pack slot is an improvement over…