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Andrew Stone

Andrew Stone


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Andrew Stone is a graduate of Strathclyde University in Scotland and the Open University England. In the past he has tutored GCSE and taught vocational subjects in the UK. Currently he works as a web developer, but in the past he has been a forest ranger, landscape gardener, railway dispatcher, chemist, and production supervisor - experiences that have encouraged an interest in vocational training and certification.


Homeschooling Articles by Andrew Stone

A Higher Standard for Excellence What American homeschoolers need to know about the largest examination and curriculum system in the world.

A Higher Standard for Excellence, Part 2 The road to world-class testing is still rocky for homeschoolers.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

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