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The Case against Education — Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money

Monday, February 26th, 2018

From the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum Newsletter I recommend that you read retired Professor Paul Gottfried’s review of Professor Bryan Caplan’s new book, The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money. The review is here. Prof. Caplan and Prof. Gottfried are not talking about online education, which is […]

Concordia Classical Studies Showcase

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Concordia University Chicago understands and appreciates the significant advantages of a classical education and homeschooling and seeks to be a welcoming institution for those looking to continue their classical liberal arts education in a university setting. Rooted in more than 150 years of Lutheran educational tradition, Concordia-Chicago has developed a new initiative to intentionally build […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – April 12, 2014 College: Cheaper Is Better

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Is college overpriced? Yes. Way overpriced. Can it be reformed? No. Accreditation and licensing by the government have created a gigantic cartel. Can parents and students beat this cartel? Yes. Do most parents know how their children can do this? Only […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week by Gary North

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – November 30, 2013 SAT or CLEP? Colleges use the SAT and ACT exams to guess how well a high school student will do in college. If a student applies with (say) five CLEP […]

Book Recommendation

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

Suggested reading for parents sending their children off to college…..

College

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

I am happily homeschooling 3 children, ages 16 1/2 and 15 (both girls), and an 8 1/2 yr old boy. The children love homeschooling. However, I am suddenly feeling more alone than ever in what I do. I am in a large support group in my town, but more and more homeschool mothers “drop out” […]

College

Sunday, July 16th, 2006

Dear Laurie, Thank you, thank you for speaking with me last Thursday. I greatly appreciate your time. I feel like you lifted a burden off of my shoulders. I was worried that I wasn’t doing enough, but after talking with you I feel like we haven’t derailed as much as I thought. One question that […]

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