We received this heart felt note and photo from a parent about the NH Education Tax Credit Scholarships.
 
 

Sophia

 
My seven year old daughter, Sophia, suffers from a neurological disorder called Apraxia, which affects her speech, fine and gross motor skills, and learning.  Though her intelligence is not affected, she requires alternative teaching methods.  We gave public school a try, where she received occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, and one-on-one
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by Tammy Drennan, NEO Senior Writer
 
Good news for children in Mississippi -- more parents than ever are taking charge of their offsprings' education.

This is also good news for all other families in Mississippi. As more parents lead the way by choosing independence and showing how it can be done, ideas and opportunities multiply for everyone.
 
Dawn Bynum and Janine Mangum cite their reasons for choosing to educate their own children: better academics, better
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by Tammy Drennan, NEO Senior Writer
 
Charter schools are public schools that operate with less oversight than other public schools. That's supposed to be the thing that makes them work -- that and the fact that parents choose to send their children to them.
 
But they are not private or independent schools, and parents do not feel the stake in them that they would were they paying for them -- and, not surprisingly, parents rely on oversight groups and government to keep
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by Tammy Drennan, NEO Senior Writer
 
The battle continues around the world between government and parents over who should control the rearing and education of children. Should government define education and control the future or should private citizens control their own families and define their own futures?
 
This is a war with phenomenal portent for the future. Almost every dictator who has ever lived has recognized and acted on the importance of controlling the education
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by Tammy Drennan, NEO Senior Writer
 
Homeschoolers are being recruited by colleges, and they are excelling, as is demonstrated by a new study by Michael F. Cogan. It’s no surprise to their parents.
 
This is good news for the move toward independent education. There are no big secrets to learning and excelling. People have been doing it on their own and with the help of parents, tutors, mentors and teachers of their choice, in thousands of different ways, since the beginning
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