Homeschoolers headed to Odyssey of the Mind world finals

Via I’m pretty sure these are not the only homeschoolers in the finals.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Benjamin Fornshill is home schooled, but he makes one thing clear — he’s no slacker.

“Home schoolers have a better chance of getting into college,” Fornshill, 10, says. “Our parents get to choose how good we are and we get basically private tutoring. All in all, I think we’re far from slackers.”

Fornshill, who is in the fifth grade, will continue to debunk that myth as he and a group of fellow home schoolers compete in the World Finals of the Odyssey of the Mind competition later this month. Read more…

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