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Popularity of homeschooling rises nationwide

Back in the 80’s this was really a step of faith. Enjoyable article.
In 1982 Ronald Reagan was in his first term as U.S. president, gas was a $1.30 a gallon, a letter cost 20 cents to mail and Susan Beatty was fretting over the academic needs of her eighth-grade son, who was struggling with school.
So, she did something radical for the times, she became a—shhhhh—homeschooler.
“People thought we were a little crazy,” Beatty said of an idea that was almost as alien then as the 1982 price tag of $83,900 for a house is to us today. Read more…

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