Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Two father-and-son stories

Both of these boys have moms, but the articles both focus on the father/son aspect. Neither is written from a pro-homeschooling point of view, but the joy of the boys shines through.

Dad lets kid drop out to watch movies

This dad has written a book about it.

Bad Dad? Parents Let Son Drop Out to Pursue Gaming Career

Thursday, August 14, 2008

A Homeschooling Win in California,8599,1832485,00.html?xid=feed-yahoo-nation
Time Magazine, August 13, 2008

Pam Sorooshian is quoted at the end:
"[This ruling] gives us a lot more confidence and a lot more sense of freedom," says Pam Sorooshian, an uncredentialed teacher of her three daughters in Las Alamitas, Calif. "We can get back to educating our children and not be distracted."

(She didn't mention that she teaches college mathematics, but that's still not "credentialed" for elementary or secondary education.)