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Court Victory for Homeschool Mom

A Missouri county circuit court dismissed truancy charges against homeschooling mother Jacinda Haberly (all names changed to protect privacy) on January 31, 2013.

In September 2012, Jacinda Haberly withdrew her 8th and 5th grade daughters, Karen and Miranda, from public school. Although Missouri law ...

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Why "Align" is Malign

Why

Once upon a time, a teacher would teach American History. On exams, students would be asked questions about American history. Testing was straightforward and needed little discussion.

In the modern era, however, content is disparaged and facts are scorned. The goal, seemingly, is to keep kids busy ...

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ObamaCare Heading for a “Train Wreck”

ObamaCare Heading for a “Train Wreck”

ObamaCare was supposed to be a big success by now, according to predictions made by liberals who railroaded it through Congress in 2010. Instead, as admitted by one of its leading architects, Democratic Senator Max Baucus, it’s heading for a “train wreck” later this year.

Baucus’s apt metaphor is ...

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Religious Beliefs of Four Brothers Prompts Challenge to the HHS Mandate – TMLC Files Lawsuit

Religious Beliefs of Four Brothers Prompts Challenge to the HHS Mandate – TMLC Files Lawsuit

ANN ARBOR, MI — Today, TMLC filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan challenging the Obama Administration's HHS Mandate. The lawsuit was brought on behalf four brothers, Terrence, John, James and Christopher Nagle and their family-owned business, M&N ...

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National Databases: Collecting Student-Specific Data Unnecessary and Orwellian

National Databases: Collecting Student-Specific Data Unnecessary and Orwellian

HSLDA has previously written articles expressing concerns with the Common Core Standards established in 2009 and the move toward national standards, curriculum, and tests.

A related concern is the rise of state databases of student-specific data, and the recent push toward aligning them between ...

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Smart Meters – Not a Smart Idea Health & Safety Risks of Wireless Utility Meters

Smart Meters – Not a Smart Idea Health & Safety Risks of Wireless Utility Meters

Since 2009, Dominion Virginia Power has installed over 100,000 smart meters in demonstration areas of Midlothian, Charlottesville, Northern Virginia, downtown Richmond, Williamsburg and areas of Blue Ridge.  We are continuing our investment in smart meter technology by upgrading meters in ...

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Devastating News for ObamaCare Backers

Devastating News for ObamaCare Backers

Within the White House, within the Democratic chambers in Congress and among the (overwhelmingly liberal) health policy community there was considerable anguish last week. The reason: a new study finds that (as far as physical health is concerned) there is no difference between being in ...

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Common Core: The 'State-led' Myth

Common Core: The 'State-led' Myth

Since its introduction in 2008, the Common Core State Standards Initiative, or “Common Core” (CCSSI) has been touted as a “voluntary, state led” initiative to adopt a common set of academic standards for all states in the country. As it turns out, the development of Common Core was not state-led, ...

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Medicaid’s Looming Long-Term Care Crisis

Medicaid’s Looming Long-Term Care Crisis

As we work to rein in wasteful spending and improve retirement security, our nation cannot afford to overlook Medicaid’s long-term care financing crisis.

We’re completely unprepared for the coming “age wave.” More than 15 million Americans will be 85 years or older in 2040. While seven in 10 ...

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