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Military families enlist in homeschool education

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by Laura Edghill
Posted 10/31/13, 10:30 am

A growing number of military parents are tired of switching schools for their kids with every move. Instead, they are embracing homeschooling and increasingly finding support on base in the form of resources and homeschooling co-ops.

“If there’s a military installation, there’s very likely homeschoolers there if you look,” said 31-year-old Nicole McGhee, a mother of three who runs a Facebook page for military homeschooling parents. McGhee’s husband is stationed at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg. 

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North Carolina homeschoolers beat back proposed home inspections

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by Andrew Branch
Posted 10/16/13, 02:22 pm

RALEIGH, N.C.—North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest warned the state’s homeschoolers Monday to look out for—and oppose—“random homeschool searches” by state officials.

Forest’s statement caused a stir among the homeschool community because it brought to light a longstanding practice of inspections the Division of Non-Public Education’s (DNPE) left dormant for 20 years. 

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At-home classrooms filling up

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by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/10/13, 02:22 pm

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