Brett Langford, Author at Homeschool Base

About Brett Langford

Sometimes it seems like I'm, quite possibly, the only homeschooling dad out there. At 27, possibly the youngest :). I know there are others out there and I hope that they will appreciate my insight. I love classical homeschooling but I'm also very tech savvy. Contradiction? I think not. Anyways, I love philosophy.

Iowa Pushes for More Government Oversight of Homeschooled Students

Posted in News on July 31, 2017

It has been four years since Iowa legislature deregulated their homeschool process. Now, a recent poll shows that most Iowans want government oversight back into the lives of homeschooling families. 91% of Iowans think that homeschooled students should be required to take standardized reading and math tests. Study data suggests that this is a bipartisan issue. The Read More »

Monumental Victory: Puerto Rico Declares Homeschooling a Fundamental Right

Posted in News on June 20, 2017

The Homeschool Legal Defense Association reported that Puerto Rico is the first (among U.S. states and territories) to recognize homeschooling as a fundamental right. In other U.S. states, legal groups like the HSLDA have argued that homeschooling is a fundamental right of parents. U.S. citizens should have the right to direct the upbringing and education of their Read More »

Elon Musk Hated the Public School System So Much He Created His Own School

Posted in Unschooling on June 19, 2017

Elon Musk talks about Education and His Un-School

Just like most highly successful innovators, he's been called controversial. Eccentric. Brash. Several years ago he was labeled all three when he started his own primary education school, the Ad Astra School. If you're familiar with the principles behind unschooling, you'll probably notice that his school sounds a lot more like an "un-school" than a Read More »

Atheist Critiques Christian Homeschooling, but Misinterprets the Facts

Posted in News on May 14, 2017

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Dave Daubenmire stirred up some controversy with his recent criticism of the public education system. He told Christian parents that personally educating their children will result in them being so far ahead, they'll turn out to be millionaires. On Patheo's Friendly Atheist blog, David McAfee has already criticized Daubenmire, writing, "You won’t be surprised to learn that Daubenmire provided Read More »

Tim Tebow Publishes New Book Specifically for Homeschool Families

Posted in News on May 8, 2017

Know Who You Are. Live Like It Matters.

I'm willing to say that Tim Tebow is one of the most iconic and famous homeschool alumni alive today. In the competitive world of sports? Without a doubt. He was the first ever homeschooled Heisman trophy winner, two-time national college football champion, first round NFL draft pick, and now he is playing Major League Baseball. Somehow, even though he recently Read More »

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