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Reasons Some Parent Homeschool

There are many reasons, parents may decide to homeschool as I talked about it before in Why Some Parents Choose To Homeschool?  In olden days before there were any official school system or mandatory education in those systems, parents taught what they knew to their children, be it what type of work they did, how to cook, clean and survive and so on. That was kind of education at home for that time. Many of famous people around a… Continue reading

Why Parents Choose To Homeschool

There are many people who are homeschooling their kids at home via independent studies, charter school or other legal ways to homeschool a child at home. Often time, many parent of public going kids also supplement education via private piano, art and language classes in weekend, that is also sort of like part time homeschooling.

If you are already homeschooling parent then you know the benefits such as pros and cons of homeschooling and why you chose to do homeschooling.… Continue reading

No Child Left Behind Is Leaving Many Children Behind

President Bush signing the bipartisan No Child Left Behind Act at Hamilton H.S. in Hamilton, Ohio. Image source: Wikipedia
Although, I am homeschooling my kindergartner and toddler, I keep eye on public education system in US for two reasons, some of my relatives, and friends are currently teacher in school system and it reminds me how much that how homeschooling education is much better for many parents. Now, I am not saying private school or homeschooling are without issues, as… Continue reading

For Florida Parents,Truant Kids Means 2 Months Of Jail Time

I was just browsing news causally and I came across this shocking news. if your child has miss 15 days of school in 3 months time period, parents will be going to jail for 2 months! California state has recently strict truancy bill earlier this year (2011) and few parents already have spent time in jail. California is not the only one have such a strict rules, Alabama, Texas, North Carolina and now Florida state is implementing such strict rules.… Continue reading

Possible Public School Disadvantages

Many people think of homeschooling often because of possible disadvantages of public schooling system.

When we consign our children to public schools, we feel satisfied
that they are receiving ‘quality education. But, are we really
getting our money’s worth? More importantly, are the children
gaining anything from this kind of a learning procedure?

Socialization is hailed as one of the greatest advantage of
schools. This is the place where the child picks up the rudiments
of social skills that help… Continue reading

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