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Jim Couch and Peter Williams


Former columnists for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Jim Couch teaches economics at the University of North Alabama. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi in 1995. He is the co-author of The Political Economy of the New Deal (Edward Elgar Publishers) and his research appears in The Cato Journal, The Journal of Economics, Public Choice, Economics and Politics, and the Southwestern Economic Review.

Peter Williams is a graduate student at the University of Mississippi. His fields of study include Labor and Managerial Economics. He currently teaches at the University of North Alabama, and he has published in the journal Economics and Politics.


Homeschooling Articles by Jim Couch and Peter Williams

Want to See the Public Schools Improve? Encourage Homeschooling! How homeschooling improves the quality of the public schools.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Debate

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

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A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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University Model Schools

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Myth of the Teenager

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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