Eighth Emerson Prizes Awarded in Boston
by Will Fitzhugh
The Concord Review
The eighth annual Ralph Waldo Emerson Prizes for student work of outstanding academic promise at the secondary level were awarded this Spring to Emily Alter of Larkspur, California (now at Carleton College), Jonas Doberman of Boulder, Colorado (now at Harvard), David Gopstein of New York City (now at Princeton), Tanya Sibai of Memphis, Tennessee (now at Tulane), and Sarah Weiss of Chicago (now at Yale)...
Home Schooling is More Widespread Than Many Realize, New Research Finds
From: the Education Policy Analysis Archives (EPAA) and the Education Policy Studies Laboratory (EPSL) at Arizona State University
A new review of federal statistics finds that the number of home-schooled children who would otherwise be enrolled in public schools outpaces enrollment in both charter schools and voucher programs...