More Parents Choosing to Unschool Their Kids; Famous Homeschoolers

Increasing Numbers of US Parents Are Choosing to “Unschool” Their Kids as a result of failing U.S. public schools. Though not as popular as traditional homeschooling, unschooling is on the rise as parents seek better educational options for their children.

Aleteia has a list of 14 famous people who were homeschooled. The list includes people like the first female Supreme Court Justice of the United States (Sandra Day O’Connor) and teen heartthrobs, The Jonas Brothers.

Christian Homeschoolers of Solano County are holding an informational meeting for parents interested in homeschooling. The meeting will be on August 20th, 2018 at 7PM at The Pentecostals of Vacaville. AN RSVP and registration is required. Please email christianhomeschoolersofsolano@gmail.com with “Info Session” in the subject for more information and to register.

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HEART Niagara Falls; ENOCH of NJ Conference; Homeschool Themed Novel

Hip Homeschool Moms announced their latest educational excursion, HEART Niagara Falls, in June and time is running out to register. Homeschool Enrichment Adventure Road Trips are a way for the Hip Homeschool Moms community to get together and take an educational vacation. Hotels, meals, excursion tickets, and even tips are all included in the price. Space is limited so register today at HipHomeschoolMoms.com

ENOCH of New Jersey announced a one-day family conference in their July newsletter. The featured speaker will be Israel Wayne, a well-know speaker at Christian homeschool conferences. A children’s program will be provided at the conference. The event will take place on October 27, 2018. More details will soon be available on ENOCH’s Facebook page and website.

V. M. Jenkins’s newly released On That Day is a hilarious story of a spirited young girl new to homeschooling who attends her brother’s Bible study with mixed results. On That Day is available for purchase now at all major online and brick-and-mortar booksellers.

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Homeschool News Today Now Available as an Alexa Flash Briefing; Secular Homeschool Infographic

Homeschool News Today is now available on Amazon Alexa devices as a daily flash briefing. Find it in the skills section of your Alexa app and enable it today!

SecularHomeschool.com has released a handy infographic to help homeschoolers with the many acronyms and abbreviations associated with homeschooling. This is especially helpful for new homeschoolers or those new to social media.

The Coalition for Responsible Home Education published an in-depth article covering homeschool immunization requirements for all 50 U.S. states. Homeschoolers are encouraged to find out what the legal requirements are for your state.

The H.E.A.R.T. of the Wiregrass Homeschool Expo will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Enterprise, AL. From 9 am to 5 pm, homeschooling families can learn from over 60 exhibitors about local educational resources, curriculum, and more.

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Homeschooling Grows in India; Southwest GA Homeschool Expo

Parents in Coimbatore, India are turning to homeschooling for various reasons according to an article in the Times of India. A closed homeschooling group has been started on Facebook for fellow homeschoolers in Coimbatore and currently has over 600 members.

Homeschoolers are invited to the Plumb Memorial Library in Shelton, CT for the Homeschool STEAM Club. The club will meet on Tuesday, July 17th at 12 p.m. The monthly program is for homeschooled preschool and elementary-aged children. Registration is required for this event.

The fourth annual Southwest Georgia Homeschool Expo will be held on July 21 at Byne Memorial Baptist Church in Albany, GA from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. More information, visit the Southwest GA Homeschool EXPO Facebook page.

Irish pop star Samantha Mumba appeared on Loose Women (a lunchtime chat show on ITV similar The View) and told the panel that she plans to homeschool her daughter while living in the United States because the American education system “doesn’t appeal [her]”.

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