Teen heads to high school after homeschooling since age 5

The Montana Standard continues with serveral new stories on homeschooling.

Teal Prigge looks like your typical Butte High School sophomore.

She jokes with classmates and chats easily with friends in the hallway between classes.

But for Teal, 16, everything from the crowded hallways to her class schedule is a new experience. Until this fall she had been homeschooled since kindergarten.

She liked learning at home with her mom and younger brother, Teal said, but as she grew older she wanted to try something different. So she left her mother’s kitchen table classroom behind for six classes a day taught in different rooms with different teachers.” Read more…

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