Playing An Active Role In Your Children’s Homeschooling

Homeschooling is an option that many parents choose when they feel that, for whatever reason, their child will not be getting the best education in a public or private school system. Homeschooling allows for a variety of curriculum and teaching techniques to be applied that suit your child’s particular needs – often that is unlikely to happen in a large classroom setting. One of the benefits – and also one of the difficulties – in homeschooling is the extreme amount of flexibility it affords. In order to homeschool successfully, it is important that you understand, and decide how to handle this conundrum. While there are many benefits to homeschooling, it also requires discipline. In the same way that working from …

Parents — The No Child Left Behind Law Won’t Do Much For Your Child

Past experience with federal education programs predicts that the No Child Left Behind act (NCLB) will also fail parents whose children are doing poorly in school. The federal government has spent over $120 billion on Title 1 programs for low-income students since 1965. Yet the literacy rates for these children today are appalling and the achievement gap between low-income children and their peers has not closed. If the U.S. Department of Education wants to give real choice to parents, they should not be tinkering with a failed government-controlled school system that, by its very nature, strangles free choice and competition. Americans have been blessed with a system that gives them almost unlimited choices in their daily lives for almost four …

Getting My Child The Additional Help In School He Or She Needs

The British government promised “that a child with special educational needs should have their needs met” (sec. 1.3, SEN Code of Practice, 2001). Even though it’s printed for all to see, they won’t be able to keep the promise, as they don’t have the resources. The British government has promised that “a child with special educational needs should have their needs met” (sec. 1.3, SEN Code of Practice, 2001). This is a pretty rash thing to promise, since there is no way that they have the resources to back this up. However, there it is, in black and white! So, how do you make sure that your child with special needs gets the help they need in school? First, understand …