This post briefly reviews Allan G. Osborne, Jr., “IDEA and Alternative Education Choices: Legal Issues” in School Business Affairs 74, no. 10 (November 2008): 24-26.
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Posted in Homeschool Law, public school and homeschool partnerships, Special Education, tagged Allan G. Osborne, IDEA, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Jr., Special Education on March 13, 2009 | 1 Comment »
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Back in June I reviewed the previous incarnation of this book in four blog posts (number 1, number 2, number 3, and number 4). There’s a lot of interesting stuff in those posts, so if you haven’t read them I recommend doing so.
Myra Immel is the editor this time around of Homeschooling (Current Controversies). The 2009 edition has been completely revised with all new material and a more manageable organization. As with the previous incarnation, all of the articles it contains appeared previously elsewhere, but they are collected here in one convenient package, capably edited and introduced. The selections provide various views on four questions: (more…)
Posted in Special Education, tagged ADD, Asperger's Syndrome, Dyslexia, homeschooling children with special needs, HSLDA, John Holt, Lisa Rivero, Raymond Moore, Special Education, Wisconsin on November 25, 2008 | 1 Comment »
This post briefly reviews Lisa Rivero’s The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It’s Right for Your Family(New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008).
Rivero, author of two previous books on home-based education, Gifted Education Comes Home : A Case for Self-Directed Homeschoolingand Creative Home Schooling: A Resource Guide for Smart Familieshere provides the latest in a long line of introductory books aimed at parents thinking about homeschooling and looking for advice. Much of the book is similar to other books of this genre, but there are a few features that make it worth a brief notice in this blog on homeschool research. (more…)