Warning! Religious homeschooling texts...

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  1. Gina B

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    contain religious content and science based on Biblical concepts.

    Some people apparently were not aware of this, so I thought I'd let everyone here know in case they happen to run across this shocking fact themselves. If you use a Christian-based homeschool program and run across Christian-based material, please do not panic. I repeat: do not panic.

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,588260,00.html
     
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    I love Apologia. Man, if you just read the curriculum description, you'll know it's stance. Should this woman really be homeschooling her daughter if she's shocked that the Christian curriculum takes a Biblical stance?
     
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    I think it's hilarious that this woman is upset about a Christian curriculum teaching CHRISTIAN beliefs! Um, has she not done ANY research on homeschooling at all?

    If she doesn't like it, all she has to do is ask her county schools to provide free use of their textbooks for her kid. I'm sure those will have all the evolutionary stuff she wants to teach her child. (Seriously, how could any parent not already know, this whose child has been in public school?) Me thinks it is just a slam against Christian homeschoolers.........
     
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    My fear is that as public opinion sways in the way of evolution and disregards Creation POV as entirely mythical. Will that be used as an excuse to take away homeschool rights from the parents?
     
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    Bingo. I think the whole reason this woman is making a mountain out of this molehill is to "start something" to get restrictions placed on homeschooling curriculum. I wouldn't be a bit surprised if Obama tries to limit what we can and can't teach our own children, regulating the practice to where we might as well send our kids to the public school.

    Germany is already very hostile to homeschool. As the homeschool movement gains momentum in the US, I look for more government involvement to start choking the life from it the way they do everything else.
     
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    Bingo!............
     
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    In my state we are required to have the school district board evaluate our curriculum annually. Our kids take standardize test. And I don't see a real need to go beyond the current restrictions. I would hate to be forced to not provide creation as an optional consideration to the origins of the world as well as the current big bang theory with evolutionary development. I would rather provide both theories equally and let my kids decide. Otherwise we force our kids to be cattle walking down shutes not thinking for themselves. Its sad that I know adults who tell me evolution is a fact.
     
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    :laugh::laugh:

     
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    I love Spunky Homeschool. :)
     
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    Oh, it's not just homeschooling. When I went to seminary, it was all "The Bible this" and "Jesus that". What's the world coming to?

    I read a newspaper article about the same subject. I got a big kick out of it. Even my mother, who isn't a Christian, recognized it as ridiculous. But if they don't like the Christian content in Christian-based curricula, then they'd probably call the child protection folks if they knew how we taught our children to read. We taught them to read the old fashioned way...using the Bible.

    If somebody really doesn't like it, let them do what we did and put their own curriculum together.
     
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    Nope. It's more fun for them to whine about "discrimination" and make a push for big government to come and regulate everything to agree with them.
     
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    WHAT ? Christian textbook teaching a Christian wo9rldview !

    Shocking ! Just Shocking !!!!! :eek::laugh::laugh:::rolleyes:
     

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