LearningOn November 20, 2008, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) released a report entitled “Our Fading Heritage: Americans Fail a Basic Test on Their History and Institutions.” This report is the third of its kind and is based on the knowledge that is required for a person to earn American citizenship.

Gay PledgeOutrageous moves by pro-homosexual educators in California in the weeks leading up to the November 4 elections may end up inadvertently helping pass Proposition 8, the "Protect Marriage" statewide ballot initiative.

CaliforniaA California appeals court on August 8 reversed its earlier decision placing severe restrictions on home schooling in California. If allowed to stand, the earlier decision would have virtually eliminated home schooling in California.

StudentsFor a brief period in January, the Internet and talk shows were abuzz with chatter about public schools: “Did Oprah Winfrey really imply that students aren’t learning because they don’t want to learn”; “Is it true Oprah is building a $40 million school in South Africa, and she refuses to build one in the United States?”

Homeschoolers have been vigilant in protecting their rights, rising to the occasion when they discover threats to clamp down on their activities.

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