Tag:homeschool

  • Help and hope for the emergency homeschool parent 

    Millions of parents are emergency homeschoolers now. They’re adapting gamely to school closures necessitated by COVID-19. But parents are worried about learning in this brave new world. In a Gallup poll released April 8, 49% said they’re concerned the pandemic will negatively impact their child’s education. …

  • Colleges Courting Homeschoolers

    RALEIGH — At first glance, UNC-Chapel Hill sophomore Charissa Lloyd might seem like a typical college student. Her schedule is crammed with campus activities — everything from participating in Intervarsity Christian Fellowship to serving on the staff of Rival Magazine. She enjoys academics, too, and hopes to one day become…

  • Homeschoolers Branching Out

    RALEIGH — The popular image of homeschooling is a mother and her children leaning over the kitchen table or gathered in the family room with their schoolbooks. This is not inaccurate for most families, but it is far from complete.

  • Ruling Aids Family in DSS Dispute

    RALEIGH — A precedent set in July by the N.C. Supreme Court, which limited some Department of Social Services powers, enabled a Lumberton family to win a quick resolution in a dispute with social workers. Robeson County District Judge J. Stanley Carmical ruled that DSS workers had no grounds to…