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By PATRICK FARENGA Homeschoolers are often criticized for depriving their childen, particularly teenagers, of group socialization and for keeping them out of the real world, ensconced in a bubble of parent-controlled choices. This ill-informed opinion has not matched our personal experiences of homeschooling and there is plenty evidence that giving young […]

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Marble run by Pat Farenga It is all too easy, particularly in election years, to forget that homeschooling is a wide-ranging social movement, not a party-specific political movement. Conservatives, liberals, lefties, righties, greens, libertarians, and so on all homeschool. Social movements such as abolition, women’s suffrage, worker’s rights, civil rights, […]