Winter Doldrums: When It Gets Ugly

Winter Doldrums: When It Gets Ugly

Nothing is like it should be, yet I have been feeling like Every. Single. Day. has been exactly the same — for weeks! Between Covid restrictions and the recent political tumult, winter doldrums hit us early and hit us hard. To compensate, I narrowed my life to three...

Jefferson’s Plan for Education

by John Carey, CHEWV’s Legislative Liaison Consider this startling quote from Thomas Jefferson, author of West Virginia’s Religious Freedom Clause: It is better to tolerate the rare instance of a parent refusing to let his child be educated, than to shock the...
A Mom’s View of Standardized Testing

A Mom’s View of Standardized Testing

Standardized testing often gets a bad rap in the homeschool world. After all, testing is a public school thing. Public schools have come to rely on test scores for funding, teacher promotions, grade promotions, and school excellency awards; and many base their entire...