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Homeschooling draws more blacks

This news is reported by some wire-service or publication several times each year for the past few years. Is it happening more and more or are they just noticing?
When Shawn Spence first moved to Baltimore, she enrolled her eldest children in what she believed was one of the best public schools in the city.
But before long, her daughter started bringing books from home to read while the teacher worked with less advanced pupils in the crowded fifth-grade classroom. Spence’s first-grader sat with his head on his desk while the harried teacher dealt with behavioral problems. Read more…

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  1. As an African American woman, it’s great to read that more blacks are homeschooling. We also incorporate black and American Indian history into our curriculum. It’s very important that our son be aware of his very diverse background and see the contributions that have been made.

  2. We are an black homeschooling family and we homeschool for the same reasons many other parents do: because we feel that our children will get the very best education this way. We want our children to have the best spiritual, academic and practical education so we teach them at home. I am sure that as word continues to spread, more and more black families will be drawn to homeschooling.

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