Category Archives: Educational Neglect

Homeschooling and Black History: A Call for Stories

By Wende Benner, HA Editorial Staff One of the interesting aspects of homeschooling is the flexibility that parents have to customize their children’s education. Thus, different homeschool alumni–even those using the same curriculum–can often have vastly different experiences learning (or not learning) a particular subject. Black history is one of those areas where the difference can be as stark as

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My Homeschool Story: Rapunzel’s Story

CC image courtesy of Flickr, flattop341.   HA Note: The author’s name has been changed to ensure anonymity. ‘Rapunzel’ is a pseudonym. Editorial note: Rapuznel blogs at Letters from Rapunzel. This story is reprinted with permission. Dear Friend, I remember clearly the moment my parents told me that they had decided to homeschool my brothers and I. We were all in the car

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Of Libraries, Flashbacks, and Alternate Realities

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Hellebardius Editor’s Note: Darcy Anne is a homeschool alumni blog partner. She blogs at Darcy’s Heart-stirrings. This post was originally published on July 15, 2016, and is reprinted with permission.   I will probably never be free from the memories. No situation or activity is safe from the flashbacks, the comparisons, and the wonder that

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