Homeschooling More Popular Than Ever in Maine

Ellsworth � Homeschooling is on the rise in Maine. This year, the number of Maine children schooled at home will reach 5,000. Last year, the figure was closer to 4,500, according to data from the state Department of Education.

Ellsworth has between 20 and 30 homeschoolers registered with the state.

And nationally, the U.S. Department of Education estimated in 1999 that there were 850,000 children being homeschooled. Read more…

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