More New York City kids are schooled at home

More New York City kids are schooled at home

Another story from NY City about the increase in homeschooling there (as in the rest of the country).

A growing number of city parents are home-schooling their kids, joining a group whose ranks are growing nationally.

There was a 32% increase in the number of New Yorkers who educated their children at home between 2003 and 2007, close to the 36% increase nationwide.

Parents nationwide cited religious and moral reasons, as well as school environment – including safety, drug use and negative peer pressure Read more…

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