Monthly Archives: August 2010

School whenever you need it

We fit in a few lessons today in anticipation of traveling on Thursday and Friday. Nice to have that flexibility without an absence. We can take a holiday on our own terms. Nice.

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Miami-Dade County whips up a virtual school in 3 months!

It is only for motivated 11th graders now, but this is really cool. The county school superintendent appointed himself principal, so he really has a stake in its success.

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First day of school

Well, the kids finished their work on time on this first day — a success! The day started out with soggy books. Took our school on the road this weekend to get a jump start for Monday — book got … Continue reading

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Why “school of last resort”?

Well, our family — especially our eldest — has tried every type of school imaginable. Typically for a first child, she gets to be a guinea pig. Marie attended Kindergarten in a Connecticut public school and moved to a Coral … Continue reading

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