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Last week’s post generated by far the most activity I’ve ever had on this blog.  Most of the comments submitted showcase the remarkable zeal with which homeschoolers rush to defend themselves in the face of perceived attack.  The outside observer might find such behavior a bit overdone and melodramatic.  To me it helps explain why homeschoolers have been so successful in the political arena.  (more…)

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This post reviews Robin L. West, “The Harms of Homeschooling” in Philosophy and Public Policy Quarterly 29, no. 3/4 (Summer/Fall 2009): 7-11 [Available here]

West, a professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center, here provides perhaps the most blistering attack on homeschooling to be published in a reputable source in many years. (more…)

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