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November 5, 2018

I want to note the passing of John Taylor Gatto. Gatto was one of my heroes. We do not home educate because the schools are bad, but Gatto’s savage expose’ of the philosophy behind public education strengthened the hand of many homeschoolers and gave them a high profil...

March 28, 2017

 The MACHS conference is the biggest event of the year for me.  Not only is it fun, but I literally spend more than a year planning it. It's a bit stressful knowing you are responsible for so much, but I always find a way to have a good time mixed in with all the work....

February 22, 2017

About a month back, I got a chance to interview Canada's only homeschooled MP.  

I asked him about homeschooling and he said he would not mess with education (it's provincial responsibility under the constitution). But he said he would role up a parents' bill of rights,...

November 2, 2016

I wrote this piece for MACHS, and thought it might be of interest for the readers of the Mercer Report. 

One third of Alberta homeschool families got the rug pulled out from under them last week. Here’s what you need to know.  

On October 25th,  Alberta education Mi...