Homeschooling because of Bullying?

From the Love in a Time of Homeschooling blog in Psychology Today: Author Laura Brodie shares a story of a parent who started homeschooling because of bullying. At the end, she asks for readers to share their thoughts.

When I first started to write about the year I spent homeschooling my daughter, I was surprised at all the parents who said “Yes, I did that for a while,” or “I have friends who homeschooled for a year.” And what was one of the most common reasons for pulling a child temporarily from school? Bullying.

My initial response was skeptical. Didn’t homeschooling the children teach them that it was OK to run away from their problems? Weren’t the bullies still waiting when the children returned to school? Read more…

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