Shift in kind of families who are home schooling

Shift in kind of families who are home schooling

From USATODAY.com. They interview Henry Cate of Why Homeschool in the article.

Parents who home-school children increasingly are white, wealthy and well-educated — and their numbers have nearly doubled in a decade, a new federal government report says.

What else has nearly doubled? The percentage of girls who are home-schooled. They now outnumber home-schooled girls by a wide margin.

As of spring 2007, an estimated 1.5 million, or 2.9% of all school-age children in the USA, were home-schooled, up from 1.7% in 1999. Read more…

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