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Reflections on Homeschooling

VaHomeschoolers is pleased to introduce our new series, Reflections on Homeschooling where homeschoolers from across Virginia share musings on their personal homeschooling journey.

What a summer so far! One of the best we’ve had in years. When it’s not been so hot that we’re swimming in the pool, the sunny skies [...]

Homeschooled in a truck; just graduated from Harvard

I was listening to NPR’s All Things Considered on a drive back from WCVE in Richmond, an NPR member station I work for part-time, and I was surprised to hear an unusual homeschooling story about a girl who was homeschooled by her mom, a long haul truck driver. Kerry Anderson began her post-homeschool college career [...]

Evidence of Progress Deadline: August 1st

Don’t forget! If you submitted a Notice of Intent and were homeschooling under the home instruction statute for the 2009-2010 school year, annual evidence of progress is due to your local school division superintendent by August 1, 2010.

Parents who filed under the religious exemption, the approved tutor provision or whose child was 5 years [...]

VaHomeschoolers at Northern Virginia Home Education Conference This Weekend

The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers will have an exhibit booth at the Northern Virginia Home Education Conference this Friday and Saturday, July 9-10, at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. VaHomeschoolers volunteers will be available in booth #204 to answer homeschooling questions, provide handouts, and give membership information. [...]

July-August VaHomeschoolers Voice in Mailboxes Soon!

2010 July August Voice cover

The July-August issue of VaHomeschoolers Voice will soon be headed to members of The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers. This issue has articles on math curricula, Saxon grammar, hands-on science ideas, and the cost of homeschooling. Our He Said/She Said feature will explore a mom and dad’s look at technology in homeschooling families: are screen time [...]