Chinese Parents Homeschool Children, Defying Government

Chinese parents choose to homeschool their children despite it being forbidden by the government. The size of the country allows them to stay under the radar, for now.

More Connecticut parents turn to homeschooling their kids as national statistics rise. Parents cite various reasons for homeschooling, chief among them being the one-size-fits-all approach of public schools.

Jacqueline Rosario is running for a seat on the Indian River County School Board District 2. Part of her platform is to “see extra-curricular activities, clubs, after-school programs, summer school, even sports offered to our local homeschool students.”

2018 Florida Homeschool Convention

The Premier Event for Homeschool Families

May 24-26, 2018

Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, FL

Make your plans now to join us in Orlando in May. This is the biggest and BEST homeschool convention in the nation. There is something for everyone–great workshops, exciting events, a huge vendor hall and plenty of opportunities for fellowship!

Online registration ends May 4, 2018. For more information, visit FPEA.

Community Service and Internship Opportunity in Miami FL

Community Service and Internship Opportunity in Miami FL

Sunshine Learning of Miami, FL is seeking student interns or those who would like to earn community services hours.

Sunshine Learning provides homeschooling assistance to families throughout Florida. Volunteer opportunities are available year-round. Positions available include:

  • Field Trip Assistant
  • K-12 Tutors (all subjects)
  • Center Assistant
  • Graduation Ceremony Helper

Students must have their own transportation, a clean record, and work well with others. Contact Grace Rodriguez at grace@mysunshinelearning.com for more information or to apply.

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Bullying Causes Some Floridians to Homeschool

Bullying Causes Some Floridians to Homeschooling

UPDATE: ABC ACTION NEWS special report on homeschooling and bullying sparks hope for change

Normandy Piccolo could not help but cry as she read an excerpt from her newest book, “The Faceless Reflection of Bullying,” She said personal memories still bringing back a fresh wave of emotion. More Florida families homeschooling their children citing bullying and school violence “A lot of the pain still resonates as I look back on my life.