Damian Creamer answers a lot of questions that those looking into online school ask.

His credentials:

Damian Creamer>, founder of Primavera Online High School, was the guest last week on Live Talk Wednesday, talking about secondary education via the computer.

Creamer formerly was an enrollment counselor at the University of Phoenix.

“Their (online) program was in its infancy and it was a unique opportunity to be involved with such a dynamic organization as they pioneered online education at the post-secondary level,” he said.

Afterward, he helped a small charter school in the West Valley found two additional charter schools.

Creamer opened Primavera Technical Learning Center (the predecessor to Primavera Online High School) in 2001.

Read more at the Arizona Republic…

Hubert Rowry’s memories of his public school education still haunt him.

As a black student growing up in Beaumont and Austin, Rowry, now 33, says he often felt isolated and ignored in school. White teachers seemed to give white students more attention than to black students, and that affected his learning and self-esteem, said the Cypress resident.

“So many things happened to me in terms of racism from teachers, principals and other students,” Rowry said. “I decided I’m not going to subject my kids to that.”

His three children, ages 8, 6 and 3, have never been in a traditional classroom. He and his wife, Chelsea, home school them.

Once seen by many blacks as something only whites do, home schooling has steadily gained momentum in the black community in the past eight years and is expected to continue to grow, say home school experts.

Read More at Chron.com.

Web-based Home School Inc. in Des Plaines is gearing up for expansion.

The company’s Web site, www.home-school-inc.com, has garnered 20,000 registered users and about 40,000 daily visitors interested in home schooling.

The site now offers reference materials, a bookstore and a community of other like-minded educators. It also provides a planner that allows parents to set up their school, plan curriculum, create assignments, chart progress and keep records for each child safe and secure.

Read more at Red Orbit.

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