Events/Activities

Homeschool Day at Six Flags - May 8

Homeschool Book Fair - May 9, 10

Welcome to the AAHE Web site. Our goal is to provide you with useful information about our organization and homeschooling. Our hope is the information provided will help you understand what homeschooling is.

AAHE has been serving the homeschooling community since 1982. We are a nonprofit organization providing a support group for homeschoolers.

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Never Waste a Crisis
 
I did an interview yesterday with a Lubbock television station on the issue of home schooling related to the Newtown massacre last week. It was inevitable that this issue would be raised, as it always is in such situations by those who are opponents of home schooling. The reporter asked me about oversight of home schooling, because the young man who committed this atrocity was home schooled at some point by his mother, after she had disagreements with the school.
The reporter also asked if some parents home schooled "from the beginning" to avoid putting their children in school at all out of fear of this kind of violence. I told her that while most people don't have a general fear of this kind of violence, one of the many reasons that parents choose to home school is to "provide a safer environment for children and youth, because of the physical violence, drugs and alcohol, psychological abuse, and improper and unhealthy sexuality associated with institutional schools." ...More
Education in America: Homeschooling on the Rise
 
Gray, TN (PRWEB) March 7, 2011  
The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC: Boasting an increase of 74% since 1999 and now in its fourth decade, the modern homeschooling movement is gaining followers at an astonishing rate. Homeschool, for the most part an unfamiliar term only thirty years ago when the movement began, has become a household word. U.S. educators from both public and private school arenas are very much aware of the movement and its impact, and today popular media frequently make mention of “homeschoolers,” from characters in CBS’s #1 show, NCIS, to homeschool grads who appear as contestants on shows such as Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Homeschooling has firmly established itself as a mainstream education alternative....More