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Old 03-07-2018, 03:38 PM
Doninalaska Doninalaska is offline
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We had 6 children and homeschooled for 22 years. When we started, we were part of a group led by public school teachers who did not want their own children educated in the environment in which they themselves worked. It was scary then, though, as the homeschooling movement was just starting and few laws protected homeschoolers from the truancy laws. The bad homeschoolers are always held up, up the thousands of good, conscientious home educators who want the best for their children are usually ignored or grouped in with the bad ones. A number of states have now developed "hybrid" systems, which are half public school and half homeschool. In the early years, our homeschool group hired teachers to teach the subjects the home educators (usually the moms) felt inadequate to teach, such as advanced math, some science, and foreign languages.
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