Balancing home school with teachers

LIVERMORE — Students at Vineyard Alternative School have learned that school doesn’t always have to include rows of desks with one teacher writing on a chalkboard at the front of the room.

They are learning on their own, with the help of a teacher they see once a week and a parent or other supervisor who works with them every day.

Some cities have a home-schooling program — Livermore has its own public school. And with two elementaries closing this year and cutbacks of class-size reduction in three grades, more Livermore families may start turning to home schooling to explore other options. Read more…

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