Common Core Alaska: Opting Out


The Common Core State Standards Initiative is increasingly on parents’ radar as more and more schools across the nation are implementing curriculum that aligns to these federally mandated voluntary standards. There’s a plethora of complaints from the anti-Common Core groups ranging from unconstitutional, corporate control of US education, loss of local control, sub-par standards, developmentally … More Common Core Alaska: Opting Out

Affordable Curricular Options for Independently Homeschooling


On multiple occasions, the question of how a family can afford to homeschool without using a state-funded program presents itself.  Why does this question come up so often? Students enrolled in state-funded programs are participating in a non-traditional form of public school thereby making them public school students. These taxpayer-funded programs tend to perpetuate their … More Affordable Curricular Options for Independently Homeschooling

Knowledge is Power: Debunking 6 Myths of Independently Home Schooling Through High School – Part 2


If you haven’t read Part 1, you can do so by clicking here to read the previous 3 myths. Part 2 of 2 MYTH #4 “Independently homeschooled students don’t have official transcripts.” Do you know the difference between an official transcript and an unofficial transcript? A notary. That’s it. Notarized transcripts are official. The absence of … More Knowledge is Power: Debunking 6 Myths of Independently Home Schooling Through High School – Part 2