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Posts Tagged ‘ teens ’

# 5 – Homeschooling : The Teen Years, by Cafi Cohen

# 5 – Homeschooling : The Teen Years, by Cafi Cohen

The teen years are when many homeschooling parents start to question or abandon their efforts. It's a precarious time, with challenging academics, pressing social issues, and the prospect of college looming. Parents can now breathe easy: this guide calms the teen-time jitters and even offers hope to those just turning to homeschooling now that...
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ACT Test Results For Homeschoolers vs All Test Takers

ACT Test Results 2016

ACT test results are consistently higher for homeschoolers than the composite for the average college entrance test taker since 1997. Updated through Class of 2015.
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Back To School or Not?

It seems that into many homeschooling families' journeys comes a fork in the road; a time to decide between continuing on the homeschooling path or to travel the road that leads to public school attendance.
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Books Help Homeschool Your Teens

Recommended books to help you homeschool teenagers, with advice and true stories of successfully homeschooling high schoolers.
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College Home School Admission Policies

College Home School Admission Policies

This page is as much for homeschoolers to find admissions policies as it is for those college admissions officers who are trying to develop such a policy for their universities. This page does not represent all colleges with policies online. My intention is to give enough samples so that all may see what sort...
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Course Numbers and Transcript Details

When to include or exclude course numbers by Shirley Minster As an educational consultant and director of a private school, I have read and prepared hundreds of high school transcripts over the past 23 years and have seen a wide range of notations, as one would imagine. There are some important pieces that should...
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Drivers Ed Courses – Teen Requirements for License By State

Drivers Ed Courses – Teen Requirements for License By State

The Drivers Ed Course links lead to each state's course offerings through A to Z Home's Cool Drivers Ed, an online course powered by DriversEd.com. DMV certificates issued in some but not all states. Taking a drivers ed course may lower your insurance rates! Check with your insurance agent.
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Drivers Ed Online to Get Permit for Teens

Drivers Ed Online to Get Permit for Teens

Learn the rules of the road. 15% discount for all who sign up through one of our links. Get an insurance discount! Course credit in some states, if needed. Take A to Z Home’s Cool Drivers Ed Online!   Our drivers education class is all online so you can take the course anytime, anywhere you have...
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Enlisting in the Armed Forces or an Academy after Homeschooling

Enlisting the Armed Forces Cover Letter and Transcript for Army Enlistment Here are the APPROVED (yay!) document templates for homeschoolers looking to enlist in the Army. As you probably know, each branch of the military has their own rules and requirements, but the Army appears to be the most homeschool-friendly branch. By Lori Dake....
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FAQs About Homeschooling High School

Homeschooling high school does take some planning, but can be a leg up on starting college or a career earlier than most teens. Can I homeschool just part of high school, but not all 4 years? I don’t recommend doing a few years of homeschooling in high school, and then jumping back in for, say,...
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