India probes illegal immigration after tragedy near Canada border

CHICAGO: On Saturday the United States Department of Justice unveiled the allegations against an American woman who led a terrorist team of the Daesh all-female battalion planning attacks on US universities. Allison Fluke-Ekren was charged with a sealed indictment after she was arrested in Syria in 2019 and was transferred into FBI custody over the … Read more

Homeschooling Doubled During The Pandemic, U.S. Census Survey Finds : NPR

A Census Bureau survey found that the number of households that said they were homeschooling doubled last year. Eric Baradat / AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Eric Baradat / AFP via Getty Images A Census Bureau survey found that the number of households that said they were homeschooling doubled last year. Eric … Read more

Homeschooling boomed last year. But these 4 charts show it was on the rise before COVID

Home education, sometimes called homeschooling, is when children are educated outside a formal institution like a school. Parents of home-educated children are wholly responsible for facilitating their child’s learning. This is different to distance education, where a student is enrolled in a school and taught by a teacher, but the lessons are delivered remotely (similar … Read more

Nosedive in public school enrollment reflects homeschool boom

OPINION: Student enrollment in public schools has nosedived as parent disgust with school COVID-19 policies, student learning losses, and controversial education policies have gone through the roof. In the wake of this enrollment implosion, homeschooling has boomed across the country. At the beginning of the current school year, the US Department of Education estimated that … Read more

Homeschooling improved sleep and health-related quality of life for teenagers

The closure of schools in the spring of 2020 had a negative effect on the health and well-being of many young people. But home schooling also had a positive downside: Thanks to longer sleep in the morning, many teens reported improved health and health-related quality of life. The authors of the study from the University … Read more