Kids need more space to explore weird pastimes and obsessions.
Flexible education crafted to meet family needs is destined to prevail over failing government schools.
Although the Halloween scare stories continue, journalists are starting to recognize the lack of evidence to support this mythical menace.
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A new working paper argues that car seat laws are discouraging moms from having a third child.
Publishing Registered Sex Offenders' Home Addresses Before Halloween Is Gratuitous, Unethical, and Reckless
A petition urges Patch and other news outlets to reconsider the practice.
During a Routine Child Services Check, Cops Hog-tied a Mom and Carried Her Out 'Like a Pig Upside Down'
The home wellbeing visit resulted in Vanessa Peoples going to jail with a dislocated shoulder.
That point seems to have escaped many people who have not actually watched the controversial film, some of whom think it should banned.
The federal definition of child pornography does not encompass risqué dancing by clothed 11-year-olds.
The crazy plan was called off after parents sensibly complained.
Punishing families for struggling with distance learning is doubly wrong.
Independent education means a wide range of approaches as to what children are taught.
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American Airlines Reportedly Accused a Black Social Worker of Kidnapping the White Child In Her Care. Now She's Suing.
Never mind the court order showing the child as a dependent in her care.
Child protective services can’t take someone’s kids away just because the children are competent.
Boys skateboard in the streets of Kabul, one student explains in the documentary, but girls would risk reprisals for daring to do so.
It's time to free midwives from excessive regulation and make room for more home births.
If you try homeschooling, you may discover that it's not just a good way to keep COVID-19 at bay, but a good educational approach and fit for your family more generally.
Child services falsely labeled this dad an abuser and took his adopted newborn.
To reduce conflict over classroom lessons, let people choose their kids’ education.
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We found a lot of things to worry about over the past 10 years.
Want the Government To 'Defend Families' From Porn? Child Protective Services Should Be a Cautionary Tale.
The new right naively thinks a government more empowered to "protect children" would be good for families. Nope.
"It’s an epidemic across our nation," one parent told NBC.
If she is found guilty, she could face a maximum of 150 days in jail.
"We’re still doing interviews, speaking with students, learning what was said and the context of the comment."
America may be safer than ever, but residents of the Land of the Free seem set on raising their children in a climate of fear.
An ACLU lawsuit argues that the government is using minor criminal histories to take children from their parents.
For the second year in a row, federal prosecutions for sex trafficking of children have dropped.
'Unschooling' Is the Ultimate Laissez-Faire Version of School Choice. But Can Your Kids Teach Themselves How To Read and Do Math?
Author Kerry McDonald explains why her kids flourish outside of conventional classrooms—and why yours might too.