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Grand Forks Area Parents Talk Un-Schooling Their Children

November 13, 2012 in WDAZ

Un-schooling is a type of home schooling that some parents use as an alternative to sending their kids to public or private schools. No specific curriculum is used. The unconventional approach to education promotes learning that’s driven by the child’s interests and occurs at the child’s own pace. Continue Reading

School’s out for ‘unschoolers’

August 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

School’s never out for 14-year-old Zoe Bentley. Nor is it ever in.
The perky teen from Tucson, Ariz., explores what she likes, when she likes as deeply as she chooses every day of the year. As an “unschooler,” Zoe is untethered from the demands of traditional, compulsory education. Continue Reading

North Dakota home school teachers seek less monitoring

March 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota home school advocates want fewer restrictions on parents who teach without a college degree. Continue Reading

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Robotics team advances to regional contest

November 11, 2010 in INFORUM

SABIN, Minn. – In less than three minutes, the REACH Robotics team has to show the judges and fellow teams that the robot they built can maneuver a course, pick up “eggs” and score the most points. Continue Reading

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Home-schoolers adjust to classes in public schools

September 5, 2010 in INFORUM

From the lobby of West Fargo High School, Ashlee Morrow watched with near-awe the twin rivers of teens surging up and down the staircase. She was about to make her public-school debut. Continue Reading

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