I just got a tip about this poll via email. The poll finds that nearly 56% of Oklahomans know a homeschooling family, compared against an estimated 36% nationwide. It also found on the whole that the more conservative you were the more likely you were to know some homeschoolers. See more here.
Archive for February, 2011
A few days ago I received an email from Tunya Audain, a Canadian libertarian and home education activist. I have no way to corroborate her anecdote, but if true it is remarkable. In my book I explain how Holt’s encounter with Ivan Illich’s CIDOC in 1970 in Mexico was transformative. Audain’s account, which I reproduce here exactly as she sent it to me, sheds further light on this transformation: