Sunday, September 14, 2008
The ABCs of Home Schooling
Parents opt to teach kids at home for growing list of reasons
"While experts say most parents who homeschool do so for religious reasons, an increasing number of families are making the same choice for reasons beyond the stereotype. Homeschooling has emerged as a growing option for families of children who have special learning needs; are academically or athletically gifted; suffer from health problems; or just don't fit the mold of traditional public schools, experts say. And with the growth of cooperative learning groups as well as support groups on the Internet, homeschooling has become a less isolating endeavor."