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…