School Choice Matters

For families living in the City of San Diego, today marks the opening for the School Choice application. Here’s why school choice matters, especially for the poor. What is School Choice? It’s pretty much exactly what it sounds like. School Choice allows families to decide each year if their children are best served by their…… Continue reading School Choice Matters

Take the Public School & After School Program Involvement Survey

Next week, I have the opportunity to speak at the Boost Conference. Boost is the premier conference for out-of-school time professionals and administrators. While not exactly youth ministry like we define it in our tribe, these are adults who are very similar to our tribe. They live, breathe, and love children and teenagers. In some circles…… Continue reading Take the Public School & After School Program Involvement Survey

“Parents do not have a constitutional right to homeschool their children”

This is the quote of Justice H. Walter Croskey of the 2nd District of Appeals in California. In our short tenure in California we saw some of the dark sides of homeschooling. While I know there are fantastic parents who do an excellent job homeschooling their children I have also seen first hand the other…… Continue reading “Parents do not have a constitutional right to homeschool their children”