Current Home Education Related Issues

January 22, 2024

Ideology in Canadian Public Schools

The National Post recently published a column entitled "'Trans-affirming toolkit' tells teachers to put ideology above biology" that describes federally-funded classroom material created for public schools. The toolkit is described as being full of “propagandistic pseudo-scholarship," but it is intended for teaching children. Home educators can be thankful that by keeping their children home, they will learn necessary skills rather than questionable ideology.

December 19, 2023

Washington Post Reports on Home Education's Surging Popularity

A recent in depth report entitled "Home schooling’s rise from fringe to fastest-growing form of education” by the Washington Post newspaper describes home education as America’s fastest-growing form of education. It says that the "dramatic rise in home schooling at the onset of the pandemic has largely sustained itself through the 2022-23 academic year, defying predictions that most families would return to schools.”

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