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Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

Elmo Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 5:37 PM
Three Nobel winners currently listed on faculty at Harvard in the Physics Department. The only one with 2 PhD's is professor emeritus at Harvard. Currently at University of Arizona, most likely not on the payroll of Harvard. Of course a Nobel Prize is not what it used to be, Al Gore for pseudo science and Obama for being liberal. Interestingly one of the others signed the Humanist Manifesto.

Who knew? My parents are cool. Homeschooling is becoming hipster. Celebrity parents like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie proudly discuss their homeschooling lifestyle. But pioneers like my parents set the trend of educational freedom.

The plan was to send me to public school. My mother enjoyed her job as an R.N. and was not bored. She was simply a creative rebel. And my father encouraged her to pioneer—because he believed in freedom.

My mother is a rebel with her own style. She once told me: “I never wanted to be like anyone else. I always did my own thing. But my...