Homeschooling in Oregon

Homeschooling in Oregon

From the Lebanon Express news site.

Keeping their oldest son Joel out of public school was an easy decision for Renee and Ted Gunselman. Friends who were teachers told them that Joel’s rambunctious behavior would probably lead to him being diagnosed with attention deficit disorder and possibly prescribed Ritalin.

“He wasn’t ready (for school) when they said he should be,” Renee Gunselman said. “We didn’t want to see him medicated, labeled or struggling in class.”

Today, Joel, 19, is a lifeguard, competitive swimmer and has spent time caring for special needs children in Mexico.

“He’s very mellow and mature,” Gunselman said. Read more…

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