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Education in all it's forms from hands on to online to book learning. We need to make sure our children are learning in every situation.
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State bans new online charter schools for 1 year

State bans new online charter schools for 1 year | Educating The Future | Scoop.it
Illinois has put a one-year moratorium on new online charter schools outside Chicago at the urging of a handful of west suburban school districts.Gov. Pat Quinn signed the legislation Friday. It...
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As a homeschooling mother of two I hope that this moratorium results in something good for the virtual school community.  Many on this side of the issue are upset at the state of Illinois for this move, but I hope that this time to evaluate and understand the impact of virtual schools in the state will translate into better regulation, higher funding and quality education.  Whatever the outcome it should result in better educational options for all students in the state.

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Good Books For Kids: AR 3X

Good Books For Kids: AR 3X | Educating The Future | Scoop.it
Good Books for Kids is a parent, teacher, and reader resource for Children's and Young Adult book reviews on both new and classic children's literature.
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Love this! We received a message from Cookie's teacher this morning about finding books by reading level.  This moved me to do some searching.  Lo and behold I found this site, "Good Books for Kids".  If you look at the bloggers Pinterest feed it is rife with books sorted into categories by age, topic, type, etc., etc.   Great for preparing for a trip to the library!

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