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Laura Clark: A few things to consider in the quest for school choice

It’s high time we foster the idea that parents, not teachers, know best how to educate their children. School choice, done well, gives parents the freedom to do just that.

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Families opting for home school face unlawful requests, threats from education officials when attempting to withdraw children from public school

Despite Alabama's relatively lax law regarding home schooling, some parents who have taken their child out of public school to be home-schooled have reported receiving concerning messages from school staff or school board members, some even threatening to refer parents to legal authorities.

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Cooperatives emerge as homeschooling option in Alabama

“The co-op kind of helps do all that behind the scenes work and provides the parents with the assignments and the lesson plans and all of that instead of the parent having to figure it out on their own,” said Sarabeth Schneider.

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Homeschooling programs in Alabama see increase in students during pandemic

By Sara Beth Schneider Along with masks and working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic normalized something even more unexpected: homeschooling....