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)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.

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