Laura Brodie’s adventures in home schooling

The Washington Post has a interview with the author of the book Love in a Time of Homeschooling.

Before she decided to home-school her 10-year-old daughter, Laura Brodie was skeptical. Home schooling “was a little bit weird,” she confesses in her new book, “Love in a Time of Homeschooling” (Harper, $25.99), a practice reserved for conservative Christians and people living off the grid. But in 2005, Brodie, a novelist and visiting professor of English at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., found her oldest daughter, Julia, hiding in the closet instead of doing homework. “That, to me, was a sign,” she writes, that drastic change was in order. Read more…

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