Educational decline: Homeschooling surges as parents seek safer option for children
Violence and bullying a driving force but school shootings tip the balance for many
The reasons that parents choose homeschooling include a desire to provide religious instruction or different values than those offered in public schools; dissatisfaction with the academic curriculum, and worries about the school environment. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) more >
By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times – Wednesday, May 30, 2018
After a gunman opened fire on students in Parkland, Florida, the phones started ringing at the Texas Home School Coalition, and they haven’t stopped yet.