One Family’s Decision to Homeschool

Emma-Marie Dulog

It’s summertime. It’s time for some decisions. We’ve all been there, sitting at the kitchen table, pros and cons list in front of us, making the big decision. Should we continue with our child’s current educational path, or should we do something big, something scary, and head out on that weedy, [...]

Teen Tackles Homeschooling Myths in Local Newspaper

Andrew McCullough, a thirteen-year-old homeschooled student in Powhatan, tackled some big myths about homeschooling last month and was given space in the local newspaper, Powhatan Today. Andrew, whose family are members of The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers, aspires to be a journalist or an engineer. This article was his fourth for Powhatan Today.

Chances [...]

Responsibility, Trust, and Virginia’s Religious Exemption

A recent report on Virginia’s Religious Exemption (RE) option by a University of Virginia law professor and his students is making headlines. UVA’s Child Advocacy Clinic on September 11 released the report by Professor Andrew Block, which examines the unique nature of Virginia’s RE and questions whether children under the RE are receiving an education. [...]

Local Homeschoolers Win the VA State FPS Bowl!

 

From left to right are Kaity McCullough, Peter Cagnina, Conner Benway, John Chase Huddleston and Sophie Duncan.

Despite the very real challenges facing our world, there is a corps of local students determined to do something about them. Fifth graders Connor Benway, Peter Cagnina, Sophie Duncan, John Chase Huddleston and Kaity McCullough are [...]

TIME Magazine Provides our Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Last night after Nick did some soccer training at Ukrop Park in Richmond, we went in the Martin’s grocery store. There, next to the sugar free gum in the checkout line, was a stack of TIME magazines, the April 2, 2012 issue.

The issue we’re in.

Nick Faulconer at Darden-Towe Park. Photo by Reed Young [...]

VaHomeschoolers on the Radio!

Celeste Land, VaHomeschoolers’ Director of Government Affairs and a member of our Board of Directors, was a guest on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC on October 13, 2010. The program segment, entitled “Homeschooling Goes Mainstream,” also included Mike Donnelly of the Home School Legal Defense Association. Kojo and his guests [...]