Friday, August 14, 2009

We don’t need no state education

Parents who educate their children at home are meeting in Bradford to sing “we don’t need no state education, we don’t need no tougher controls”.

Their cover of Pink Floyd’s 1979 hit, Another Brick in the Wall, is being recorded in protest at recommendations made in a report advising closer monitoring of home-taught children.

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Home Schooling: Pros & Cons

Sherrie Ferrari is mom to 4 girls. She's been home schooling them for 5 years, teaching them about literature, computer skills, even music. Sherrie says, "For me, the biggest thing initially was just ‘cause I wanted to spend more time with them." But she soon noticed other benefits too: test scores skyrocketed.

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