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Rocess is not something to rely on It was made up out of thin air and could vanish just as asily or could be applied arbitrarilyIn any vent Home Schooling is the perfect book for people already home schooling who will be ncouraged that they have made the right decision and will gain a greater appreciation of the sacrifices those who started home schooling in the 1980s made for people thinking about home schooling but are not sure they can do it and for people trying to understand why their friends and family are home schooling rather than doing what just about veryone lse does It will remain a valuable part of my library Hard core right wing Christian look at homeschooling with loads of studies and statistics referenced The copy I read was written in 1995 so it s a little outdated but since I ve read current HSing books I know the stats are likely legit My main hangup with this book is that I have an issue with the viewpoint that any Christian parent who doesn t homeschool is considered sinful That s not for the author to decide Author is Senior Counsel for HSLDA Home School Legal Defense Assoc and works for the rights of homeschooling parents in America If you are interested in homeschooling I was homeschooled this would be a great book to start with There are two main problems with this book1 Over half of the book than 200 pages focuses on UN treaties social workers many historical legal cases political action tc Goodness there were over 60 pages just on social workers This seemed out of proportion with the title of the book and should have been pared down significantly Most of this seems like it would have appropriately belonged in the author s book The Right To Home School to Home School Guide to the Law on Parents Rights in Education2 It s dated The most recently updated version is from 2002 and as the author is deceased it will probably not be updated again But this book works very hard to make its case for homeschooling by citing many studies and also references many legal cases then current state laws tc But much of it is now out of date and will only become so3 His primary point in advocating for homeschooling or at least where he begins is with the failings of public schooling In fact that is what the first 100 pages focuses on citations of various bad vents in public schools studies public "school history Then after page 100 homeschooling is presented as the "history Then after page 100 homeschooling is presented as the I d have prefered he d begun with the positive and Biblical reasons to homeschool and spent a lot less time on the public schoolsThis book really should have been dited down to be less than half the length that it is and would have been much better for it I was only merely leaning toward homeschooling before I read this book This book made me so much sure of my decisionwe begin homeschool in the fal. Home schooling Anyone already home schooling or thinking about it will want to read this xcellent and very practical boo. I ve been diving into various homeschooling books as "WE VE DECIDED TO HOMESCHOOL OUR DAUGHTER IN THE "ve decided to homeschool our daughter in the This was one I grabbed on a whim at the library and I have conflicting views While it was incredibly well researched and has ver statistic you could possibly want about public schools and homeschooling it was also incredibly one sided I don t believe any parent is bad if they send their child to public school we re still considering it depending on how next year goes and I felt this book very strongly suggested that if #You Re A Christian Parent It S Your Duty To #re a Christian parent it s your duty to your child and if you don t welllll good luck when you go to Heaven I m giving it two stars for the research and statistics but no than that because I m not a fan of making others feel bad to make them believe what I believeMore reviews wwwbrandijolittlewritescom Have you ver asked yourself why anyone would homeschool Well then this is the book for you I had a friend that was doing a report in college on homeschooling In the beginning they were anti homeschooling After reading this book and doing additional study they were pro homeschooling We all know some people who homeschool Reading this book might help you doing additional study they were pro homeschooling We all know some people who homeschool Reading this book might help you the reasons a typical parent might choose homeschooling And understanding is always a good thing Before I had children I admired parents who home schooled their children It is something that I wanted to do for my ventual at the time children but did not know if we would be able Once Hannah was born on April 8 2004 home schooling her and our future children weighed and on our minds In time my wife and I became convinced together that home schooling was the right choice for us That my wife and I had the same conviction was Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies essential As the primary teacher my wife had to be dedicated to the decision At the same time my wife s dedication would undoubtedly waver if I did not provide the necessary supportIt was after we had made the decision to home school our children that we attended the 2006 Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators NICHE annual conference and heard Chris Klicka speak Klicka is Senior Counsel for the Home School Legal Defense Association We were struck by his love of the Lord his sincerity and his in depth knowledge built through personalxperience of the home school movement He is an xcellent inspiring speaker who has also written the xcellent book Home Schooling The Right ChoiceOriginally published in 1995 and updated in 2000 Home Schooling is less a defense of home schooling than it is an argument for why you too should home school In one of his speeches at the NICHE conference Klicka made the point that the most important job we have as parents is to raise our children to know and love Jesus In Home Schooling Klicka makes the point that we cannot The Power Of A Choice expect. Since its original publication in 1995 this is the number one resource for home schooling that belongs onvery parent's ,

Our children to think and act like Christians if they spend their whole day five days
a week in 
week in nvironment that teaches them to think and act like a secular humanistHome Schooling begins with an indictment of public schools underscoring its propositional rather than defensive nature Public schools in general are failing our children academically morally and philosophically Particularly nlightening is chapter 3 s recitation of the xpress goals of the founders of state ducation and of the professors at ducation colleges and the subseuent manifestation of those goalsBut all of that is just why you "should avoid public schools In Parts II and III Klicka affirmatively addresses why "avoid public schools In Parts II and III Klicka affirmatively addresses why should home school Klicka notes the Biblical principles supporting home schooling the benefits of home schooling and the large number of influential Americans who were home schooled He also sets forth practical steps to successful home schooling providing the ncouragement you need to realize that you can do it as well as the success home schoolers have in collegeHome Schooling goes on to recite the victories won against those with an interest in a public school monopoly The victories have come in both the legislative and judicial branches Klicka has firsthand knowledge of many of them and some of them have been truly miraculous Included in these sections is a thorough but Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling easy to understand recitation of home schoolers rightsThe book also includes a number of helpful appendices including The Difference Between Christian Education and Humanistic Education Fifteen Reasons to Home School Your Teenagers and The Social Worker Skit How to Handle a Visit From a Social WorkerThroughout the book Klickaffectively refutes Monsieur Pain each of the criticisms directed toward home schooling Given the documented success of home schoolers versus their public and private schooled peers no one can legitimately claim academic deficiencies as a basis for opposing home schooling What about socialization The uestion is too simple What kind of socialization is preferable As a wise person once told me proper socialization comes from modeling adults not other children The public schoolnvironment is an artificial one where our children only interact with save their teacher other kids their age No other setting in society is like thatThe one criticism of the book that I can muster is Klicka s reliance on substantive due process arguments for the constitutional right to home school Substantive due process an oxymoron is the underpinning of the US Supreme Court s created right to abortion Clearly as an attorney in a court of law defending home schoolers Klicka should latch onto anything the Supreme Court has given him but in a book dealing with home schooling history and long term strategies going forward substantive due Eference shelf Home Schooling The Right Choice will remove all doubts in the mind of the reader about the ffectiveness of.

Summary Home Schooling: The Right Choice : An Academic, Historical, Practical, and Legal Perspective

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Home Schooling: The Right Choice : An Academic, Historical, Practical, and Legal Perspective