It's a short news round-up next week, but the first one's a doozy!
This week, we discovered one of the most random homeschool rules we’ve run into in a while: In one Michigan school district, students can only bring a homeschooled date if the date provides “a letter of good standing on school letterhead, including contact information, from a school official/administrator from an accredited program of study.” Since accreditation isn’t required for homeschoolers in Michigan, this rule seems particularly odd.
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Who knows how this year’s election will change the testing outlook for kids, but the most recent standards for childhood academic testing call for states to set their own standards.
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And finally, dreamy photos of unschooling in New Zealand.