“In this atmosphere it’s much easier to hear God’s call”

Statistics suggest that faith-based homeschooling has a crucial role in producing vocations. Data from a 2017 survey by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (Cara) at Georgetown University shows that nearly one in 10 young men in formation

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2018-06-18T12:52:38-08:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Education, Marriage and Family|Tags: , |0 Comments

Anti-homeschooling Bill Defeated in California

They came by the hundreds, perhaps thousands, easily exceeding the capacity of the legislative committee hearing room and making their presence felt throughout the State Capitol.  And at the end of a very long day, homeschooling families scored a major

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2018-04-27T10:47:27-08:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , |14 Comments

Bill 2926 alarms homeschooling families

A bill making its way through the California Legislature is raising alarms in the homeschool community, and prompting concerns about misplaced legislative priorities. Assembly Bill (AB) 2926 would create a new state-level advisory committee to consider imposing additional requirements on

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2018-04-09T18:03:01-08:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |9 Comments

Abuse case prompts California bishops to take deeper look at homeschooling

A horrifying case of alleged child abuse in a large homeschooling family in California has sparked calls for more regulation of homeschools, as well as worries such rules could mean more false reports and disruption for innocent families. “The California

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2018-01-25T10:48:36-08:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , |18 Comments

Parental Rights Amendment introduced in US Senate

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced legislation today to add a Parental Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. The amendment would establish that parents have a fundamental right to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children.  "We are

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2017-08-02T08:21:03-08:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |3 Comments

California school district told homeschoolers they were breaking the law

The following comes from a July 28 WND article by Bob Unruh: Parents who homeschool their children in California’s San Benito Unified School District were recently informed that they were breaking the law. According to the Home School Legal Defense Association,

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2016-07-28T18:29:28-08:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Education|Tags: |9 Comments

Catholic Textbook Project contest runs through March 23

The following comes from a January 28 EconoTimes article: LOS ANGELES-- Michael Van Hecke, M.Ed., president of Catholic Textbook Project, the publisher of history textbooks for Catholic schools, confirmed the official launch of the company’s 2016 History Essay Contest for

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