The Good News About Homeschooling
A thorough, well reasoned article supportive of homeschooling.
An estimated 2 million American children will not go back to school this September. They are part of a small but growing home-schooling movement. According to the latest U.S. Department of Education figures, from 1999 to 2003, home-schooling grew by 29 percent.
In Lane County, about 1,800 kids are currently home-schooled, up from less than a thousand 10 years ago, according to the Lane Education Service District. These numbers don’t tell the whole story, because some home-schoolers choose not to register with the ESD. Read more…