Wide-Scale Student Debt Cancellation Pushed for by Progressive Dems but Pelosi Says It’s a No Go

An increasing number of progressive House Democrats have been pressing President Biden to use his executive power to make student loan forgiveness possible. The clamor heightened after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, along with Democratic Senators Dick Durbin of Illinois and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts cited Section 432(a) of the Higher Education […]

Important Information about Today’s Truck Driving Careers

While the towing industry is constantly in need of certified tow truck drivers, the trucking service business has been facing a driver shortage problem. Apparently, many of the Class A CDL drivers have been burned out by the stressful and dangerous nature of their driving occupation. Those entering retirement age are more interested in taking […]

More Higher Education Institutions Adopting the Vaccination Requirement Policy for Fall Classes

Higher education students enrolling this fall should know of one important requirement that they need to consider about their college or university choice. When Rutgers University in New Jersey announced sometime in March that they are requiring incoming students to get vaccinated before attending fall classes, other higher education institutions in the state followed suit. […]

Biden Education Department’s Federal Testing Policy Opposed by Teachers’ Unions

Biden’s Department of Education finally will continue with the yearly federal testing with no exemption but will allow flexibility in supervising the annual standardized tests.However, leaders of the teachers’ unions expressed disappointment as they have been urging the Biden administration to relieve the schools of federal testing requirement. According to Ian Rosenblum, the current acting […]

Physical Education : Social Interaction Opportunities Among Homeschooled Students

Physical education is a requirement in most U.S. jurisdictions even for homeschooled children as the purpose is to promote health through physical activities. In fact, it is through engagement in physical activities that homeschooling students get the chance to socially interact not only with peers, but other members of the community as well. The opportunities […]

Parents Mad at NY City Mayor for Closing Schools Without Reopening Plans

Yesterday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stated they plan on reopening public schools by next week, as a response to parents protesting schools closures. Actually the city government had earlier warned people that if the COVID-19 positivity rate reaches 3% in the metropolis, public schools will be closed. Yet parents are mad because […]

Parents Decide e-Learning is Safest Until COVID-19 Goes Away for Good

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, e-learning either by online or distance learning was not as popular, mainly because it could socially isolate their children. However, now that it has been proven that children are not immune to COVID-19, parents have decided that continuing their children’s education at home is the safest option. American states in […]

CDC Warns of New COVID-19-Related Disease Affecting Children

In May 14, 2020, the CDC warned parents that a new disease called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) has possible links to COVID-19 As plans to reopen schools in fall has become a bone of contention among pro-Trump political leaders and top health experts, many American parents have expressed intentions to continue homeschooling their […]

NHERI Study Explains Why Homeschooling is Becoming Mainstream in the U.S.

A recent study about homeschool in the U.S. submitted by Brian D. Ray, Ph.D. for the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) presented explanations on why parent-led home education has grown over the years. Dr. Ray, who serves as president of the NHERI has been studying the development of home-based education for about 34 years. […]

Sec. DeVos and Education Department Face Lawsuits Over For-Profit Colleges that Defrauded Students

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education are currently facing 2 more lawsuits filed against them by 2 different student advocacy groups. One of which was filed by Harvard University’s “Project on Predatory Student Lending.” The other lawsuit filed by National Student Legal Defense Network, is also in behalf of students who […]

Understanding California’s “Cradle to Career” Data Collection System and Its importance to Californians

When California’s newly elected governor Gavin Newsom came to office, he brought with him a plan to introduce the “Cradle-to-Career system. The latter being a program designed to expand and integrate universal preschool and high quality child care with existing educational programs by investing in new and strategic infrastructure. Branded as a collectivist rather than […]

Family Loses Legal Battle to Challenge Germany’s Homeschooling Ban

Last January 2019, a Germany family’s long enduring struggle in legally assert their right to home school their children ended, but not in the family’s favor. The final verdict was handed down by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), who did not find fault with the German government’s method of imposing the country’s nationwide […]

What to Do When Homeschooling Becomes a Necessity

Homeschooling one’s child or children becomes a necessity if a certain family situation makes formal schooling a difficult route to take. A mother suffering from a back injury that rendered her a less able member of a parenting partnership is one such issue. In situations like these, a lot of sacrifices have to be made; […]

Homeschooling : Are There Rules and Regulations to Follow?

Now that you have decided to homeschool your child, the next step is to know of any state rules and regulations to which you and your child must abide. Actually, the rules and regulations vary across different states, which means knowing and understanding them is your first area of concern. Rules and regulations include options […]