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Scott Somerville

Scott Somerville


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Scott Somerville was a homeschool dad when he went to Harvard Law School with five children. He graduated with honors (and a sixth child!) and went to work at the Home School Legal Defense Association for the next 14 years. For the last five years, Scott has been on the HSLDA letterhead but off the payroll in order to serve homeschool fathers and teens by writing for Lampstand Press.


Homeschooling Articles by Scott Somerville

Going Online Scott Somerville visits the library while sitting at home.

Columnists Face Off - Computerized Education Scott Somerville shows us the strengths and weaknesses of computers as educational tools.

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University of Nebraska High School
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