Home Schooling in America Grows

Via the New American

Home schooling is growing in America. About three percent of children today are estimated to be home-schooled and that number is growing.

Nine states — Alaska, Idaho, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, and Connecticut — have no notice required for home schooling so that it is, essentially, unregulated; 15 other states have mild regulation of home schooling; 19 states have moderate regulation; and seven states — North Dakota and five states in the Northeast: New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania — have high regulation of home schooling.

Home schools and private schools have historically included many children from religiously serious Christian or Jewish families. Read more…

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