Erroneous Data-Mining Strikes again in Bighorn County!

Yet again! Another School District is asking for addition information beyond what the state statutes clearly explain is to be reported in the annual curriculum submissions. State Statute 21-4-101(a) section (vi) “Basic academic educational program” is one that provides a sequentially progressive curriculum of fundamental instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, civics, […]

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The Liberty Bell is Ringing, Will You Answer the Call?

This weekend I had the opportunity to spend some time with political rock stars from the local, state, and national level from all over the country. One of those national rock stars was, US Congressman Thomas Massie. Congressman Massie and I talked about the issues that are important to you […]


Call to ACTION: Educational Parental Rights Under Siege

Common Core State Standards. Next Generation Science Standards. Invasive High Stakes Standardized Testing. The public education system is under a full scale attack fueled by enticements and candy-coated promises –and the strings attached to them. But the public schools are not alone. Your last option for true educational freedom is […]


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Beware of Data-Mining on Erroneous Annual Curriculum Report

Many homeschool families across the state are receiving annual curriculum report letters containing forms from their local school districts. Many districts across Wyoming have resorted to asking questions beyond what is legally required of homeschool families. For example, Park County #1 is requesting addition data in regards to your curriculum […]


You Have Educational Choices – Here are the Pros and Cons of Each

Freedom and Education, you can’t have one without the other. And that is exactly why Wyoming Freedom in Education exists. In Wyoming, we still have the freedom to choose which educational experience we want our children to have. But what are those choices, and how as parents can we decide […]

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Photo credit: Chris Jeub, www.trainingmindsministry.org & IEW School Division Education Consultant

Highlights from the Homeschoolers of Wyoming 2015 Convention

This year’s Homeschoolers of Wyoming Convention was held in Powell, WY. The key note speakers were Mr Andrew Pudewa from Institute for Excellence in Writing and Attorney Mr David Gibbs, President for The National Center for Life & Liberty. The NCLL features a specific branch of it’s organization called Center […]


Educational Issues Do Not Take Summer Vacations

The hardest thing I have to do as President of Wyoming Freedom in Education, isn’t battling the legislators who stand in the way of the good legislation WFE backs, it isn’t speaking to large crowds at events, it isn’t the hours and hours and hours of research, it isn’t writing […]

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Who are the children that contributed the most to education in 2014?

They may be the nine children who have done the most for education in US history.  Kate is a senior from San Carlos.  Brandon is a senior from Oakland.  Julia is an 8th grader from the San Fernando Valley.  Daniella is a 7th grader from San Jose.  Elizabeth is in […]


Jillian Balow to Take Common Core Trip to Communist China

What do Common Core and Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow’s (R) upcoming trip to China have in common? According to a Press Release from the Wyoming Department of Education, Mrs. Balow will: “travel with a U.S. Delegation of seven other State Superintendents to Shanghai, China for the U.S. – […]


Gov. Mead Joins Group That Mocks Those Opposed to Common Core

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead ( R ) has —not surprisingly—  joined the pro Common Core advocacy group “Unicorns Are Not Real” that mocks those who oppose the Common Core State Standards. The group mainly consists of Republicans, even though the state and national Republican platforms* state that the party is […]


Yes You Can! Homeschool your Special Needs Child or Struggling Learner

For some the thought of homeschooling your special needs child or child struggling to learn seems like climbing a mountain. Even before you may have sought guidance in understanding your child’s needs or therapy to help work through challenges; the reality is you were there for your child from the […]

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Which Box Does Your Child Fit in? The Problem with Academic Standards.

Confession: I love “Doctor Who“, almost as much as my 6 year old daughter, who is definitely a “Whovian”. So what does “Doctor Who” have to do with education? Well, besides traveling back in time to visit historical people and witness historical events, “Doctor Who” shows us that one size […]


So, You Are Thinking About Homeschooling…

Click here to see the Wyoming Homechool Laws for the 2015-2016 School Year. Homeschooling. The thought seems overwhelming and exciting, and back to overwhelming… And the negativity from family and friends who think you are insane doesn’t help the feeling of being utterly overwhelmed… Well never fear, we are here […]

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Natrona & Converse County Homeschoolers Invited to Participate in History Day

Natrona and Converse County homeschoolers have been invited by Natrona County School District to participate in this year’s History Day. I received an e-mail today from Ruth Putnum with the Natrona County School District inviting central Wyoming Homeschoolers to participate in  the Region 3 History Day on Saturday, March 21, […]


Keep Fighting the Good Fight!

“If at first you don’t succeed…try, try again” When we hear those words, images of a children doing something for the first the time, flash through our minds. We don’t let our children give up, we encourage them to keep on trying. Your child may never be the next “Hank […]

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