Why Education and Schooling Are Not the Same Thing: An Interview with Zak Slayback

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As your teen enters his high school years and beyond, how can you help him really get the most out of his educational journey? For speaker and entrepreneur Zak Slayback, there’s just one question he needs to ask. Find out what it is on today’s Homeschool Heartbeat.
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About Homeschool Heartbeat

Produced by Home School Legal Defense Association, Homeschool Heartbeat is an informative two-minute daily radio program which draws upon HSLDA’s considerable involvement and front line experience in the homeschooling movement.


Homeschool Heartbeat began broadcasting in May of 1991 and is currently airing on over 600 affiliates nationwide. Programs address a wide variety of topics—educational, legal and spiritual—all of which are of interest to any parent, whether they have made the decision to homeschool or are considering home education for their children. Archive.

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J. Michael Smith

Michael Smith and his wife, Elizabeth, along with Michael Farris and his wife, Vicki, incorporated Home School Legal Defense Association in 1983 and were the original board members. Mike grew up in Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas, where he played basketball and majored in business administration. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy and served for three years before attending law school at the University of San Diego…
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