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GREENHOUSE: Nurturing Home Education in North Carolina and Beyond
Nov 6, 2013

My name is Melissa, and I’m an unschooler.

Oct 30, 2013

Patrick Goetze, son of Kenny and Debra Goetze of Zebulon, NC, signed a professional contract with the Boston Red Sox in early July.

Oct 23, 2013

Do you love children? Of course, you do. That is one of the reasons you are homeschooling.

Oct 16, 2013

One of the freedoms I cherished most about homeschooling was that my kids could discover the

Oct 9, 2013

Last issue I introduced myself to you as NCHE's new president.

Oct 2, 2013

North Carolina homeschools began receiving email requests from the NC Division of Non-Public Educ

Sep 25, 2013

How important is balance in your life? On a scale of one to ten, I’d have to give it a high ten! We all have a need for balance—we even expect balance in our lives, and why not? We serve a God of balance.

Sep 18, 2013

I have noticed that successful new homeschoolers generally accomplish three goals in their first year.

Sep 11, 2013

Greetings readers! My name is Kevin McClain, and I am NCHE's newly-elected president.

Sep 4, 2013

Searching for something fun (and shhh...educational) for your family to do this summer? Why not try filmmaking?

Aug 28, 2013

Not everyone has the time to surf around the Internet to find informative, fun and educational websites for their family to enjoy. That’s why we offer this column.

Aug 21, 2013

Despite popular opinion, math is not a creation of evil masterminds plotting the demise of studen

Aug 14, 2013

Classical education is distinguished from other models of education in at least three ways. First, classical education recognizes and embraces three stages of learning and seeks to teach in accordance with those stages. Second, it values history, especially the great conversations of the past, and places a priority on helping students benefit from and engage with those great ideas. Third, classical education values education for its own sake and seeks to develop students who are well-rounded with a wide breadth of knowledge across many disciplines.

Aug 7, 2013

Many factors may influence our decisions on educational curriculum, including our own journey thr

Jul 31, 2013

“If I homeschool my child through high school, will they be accepted into college?” This is the most common question parents ask regarding homeschooling through the upper grades. As scholarship committee chair, I can say with confidence, yes, homeschooled students are accepted into colleges and universities. This year, the applicants for the NCHE and HINTS scholarships will be attending a multitude of colleges and universities. 

Jul 24, 2013

Each year at this time, I think about why I homeschool my child

Jul 17, 2013

In thirty years of speaking at homeschool conferences, I had never attended the NCHE c

Jul 10, 2013

On May 30, 2013, I, along with many homeschool students, parents and supportive legislators witne

Jul 3, 2013

What state can claim (arguably) the earliest battle in the American Revolution and one of the decisive last battles? Which can claim a tea party organized by leading women and an early forerunner of the Declaration of Independence? Massachusetts? Pennsylvania? New York? Virginia? No! North Carolina!

Jun 26, 2013

My family and I attended the recent NCHE Athletic Commission (NCHEAC) regional and state basketba

Jun 21, 2013

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Jun 19, 2013

Although we live in a society that honors youth, it is God's command to honor the elderly.

Jun 12, 2013

We’ve been a homeschool family for over seventeen years, and one of our four children becam

Jun 5, 2013

On February 9, NCHE Athletic Commission (NCHEAC) sponsored the second annual state swim meet with

May 29, 2013

Each of you has some type of plans for the future.

May 22, 2013

Graduation is a time of significance and celebration: a season of labor has yielded fruit—s

May 15, 2013

Sometimes in life things get thrown at you, and they knock the wind out of you.

May 8, 2013

Not everyone has the time to scavenge around the Internet to find informative, fun, and education

May 1, 2013

A poem

Apr 24, 2013

When Chris and I first became parents just over twenty-four years ago, we didn’t know a thi