A Upbeat Family Story Against Long Odds

Bill McClellan has a story to tell from the St Louis area.  It’s an account of a family having limited resources, but led by parents with some gumption.  Mistakes and conditions can be changed to the up-side. McClellan: Brothers pursue … Continue reading

Suburban Chicago Homeschooling Becoming More Popular

Last month, suburban Chicago’s DeKalb Chronicle ran an article on area homeschoolers and the recently started up DeKalb County Home Educators group.  One of the group co-founders pointed out a reason many families set off homeschooling. Home schooling an increasingly popular option for DeKalb … Continue reading

Homeschooling and the National Spelling Bee

Congratulations to the 2013 National Spelling Bee winner – Arvind Mahankali.  An 8th grader at Bayside’s Middle School 74, he plans on spending his summer studying physics.  But keeping with the homeschool theme on this website, I will add that three homeschooled young ladies won 4th, 7th and 10th place.  4th … Continue reading