Australia: Homeschooling a refuge from bullying

Via Caboolture Shire Herald (Australia)

PARENTS are taking over educating their children as schools fail to protect them from bullying, claims a home schooling advocate.
Homeschooling Association of Queensland president Bob Osmak warned the number of parents inquiring about homeschooling was rising.
“Many parents are becoming aware that the Queensland system is failing to educate their children and, not only that, the children are being bullied and physically assaulted at school,’’ Mr Osmak said. “I get a lot of phone calls from parents all over the state who want to take their children out of school.’’ Read more…

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