Homeschooling on the rise
Columbus mother Denise Rhinehart never thought she would end up homeschooling her three children.
“It was really the furthest thing from my mind,” she said.
Two years ago, her two oldest children, Parker and Wesley, were enrolled in public elementary school and were doing just fine. But she and her husband Craig were worried about the “stress and strain” of middle school for Parker, who was then set to enter sixth grade.
“When your kids are at school all day … other people are having the opportunity to influence their lives way more than you are,” Rhinehart said. “You’re not getting to spend a lot of really great quality time with them.” Read more…