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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.

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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:

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