Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to the next. - GKChesterton

The Delconte Case: The First Step in NC Homeschool Freedom

For a quarter of a century, home educators in North Carolina have found it relatively easy to comply with our homeschool law. Anybody who has had much contact with the Division of Non-Public Education (DNPE) has learned that everybody there is homeschool friendly. This atmosphere goes a long way to make dealing with North Carolina state authorities a generally pleasant experience.

An Election Day Opportunity for High School Students

In our homeschools, one of the great things we have is flexibility. We can engage in experiences that are sometimes hard within a traditional system because they require being away from the school. Thus, homeschoolers are frequently field-tripping and partaking of homeschool days at places like Tryon Palace or Old Salem. We visit museums and botanical gardens and glean educational value from just about every family vacation or trip to the beach. A very enlightening thing that we did recently was to sit in on courtroom proceedings for a couple of hours.

NCHE Celebrates Thirty Years of Legal Homeschooling in North Carolina

In the spring of 1985, a significant victory took place in the long legal fight over home education in North Carolina. The North Carolina State Supreme Court ruled that under the current private school law, parents were allowed to educate their children at home.

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