Homeschooled students able to make the grade

Autumn Lee entered college this semester at with the option of completing her Bachelor of Arts in journalism in two years � and she’s only 18.

After completing a homeschooling program, Lee earned 61 credits at a community college and transferred them to Ithaca College.

She said she was able to advance her college career because of the flexibility of homeschooling. The main advantage of a home-schooled environment, Lee said, is that students can work at their own pace and spend time on special interests.

�I didn�t miss out on anything � missed prom, but that�s not a big deal,� Lee said. �I learned more in ninth grade at home than I did in two years at the community college.� Read more…

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