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School comes home

Erik Hartmann, 13, of Toronto, does not go to school.  School comes to him.  His mother, Rita is his teacher.  She and about 20,000 other Canadian families are pioneers in the home-schooling movement.  They have asked themselves, “To whom has God given the primary responsibility for educating and raising their children?  And in living rooms or basements filled with readers and desks, [...]

2009-08-24T07:06:35-06:00February 24, 2009|Marriage and Family|

Briefs

  Quebec birth rate increases QUEBEC - The Quebec Institute of Statistics reported that for the fifth year in a row, the province's birth rate increased. Its birth rate of 1.65 children per 100 women of child-bearing age is higher than the national average of 1.59, the first time since 1959 that Quebec's rate has exceeded the Canadian average. The provincial government [...]

2009-04-16T07:21:22-06:00February 16, 2009|News Bits|
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