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First blog post

Welcome to Flexible Education Families! This blog assumes only one thing: Education is not a one-size-fits-all product. What may work for your child, student, spouse, or self one minute, one hour, one day, one month, one year, may not work the next. 97 more words

Adult Learning

Good Fundies Ep. #17: Grandy Can't Go 55

Roger and Brian cover a lot of ground in this week’s action and joke-filled episode. The fellas make a new intro, discuss which Mets player would ruin the chemistry on the Fast & Furious set, joke about album titles for Gary Cohen’s college band, and even talk about the baseball team. 83 more words

Sports

Help Florida Parents Fight the Absurd Third Grade Retention Law

I am sorry that I frequently ask for your financial support, but crowd-sourcing is the best way for parents and public education activists to make their case. 607 more words

Education Reform

State Judge Will Rule Soon on Florida's Third Grade Retention Law

A state court judge in Florida will soon issue a ruling that will either validate or refute parents’ right to opt their child out of state testing. 372 more words

Education Reform

Opting Out of Standardized Testing Now Has a Name and a Face.

Opt-Out Isn’t Black and/or Brown

I’ve provided insight on the data found in a recent Columbia University survey on the National Opt-Out Movement.

The goal of analyzing this report is as follows: 1,027 more words

Education

The Preponderance of Evidence Is Enough

I got a mailer and was on my way to throw it in the trash (recycling actually) when I made the mistake to look.

“Sean Barney wants to tax the rich to pay more in Social Security Benefits…. 813 more words

Parents Want 'Opt-Out' Option for HPV Vaccine, Study Finds

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/parents-opt-option-hpv-vaccine-study-finds/story?id=41511130

The HPV, or Human Papilloma Virus, vaccine has continued to be seen as controversial. Despite years of recommendations and support from leading medical institutions, parents remain wary about requiring children to receive an HPV vaccination for school admissions, according to… 881 more words

Daily News