Wisconsin parents prefer freedom, flexibility of home schooling

Two home school associations in the area continue to flourish as a steady number of parents opt to educate their children at home.

Sandy Dvorak of Eden, mother of Miss Fond du Lac 2003, Emily Dvorak, home schooled both her kids. Now in college, the Dvorak children are excelling in their chosen majors.

Each year, about 21,000 students or 2 percent of the school-age population in the state are home schooled for a gamut of reasons: Parents are unhappy with public schools and class sizes. They want control over their children�s activities and friends. Many want to pray and use religious texts as part of their children�s teachings. Read more…

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