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Homeschooling: A Return to Traditional Education

Homeschooling: A Return to Traditional Education

By DALE LINDER-ALTMAN, T&D Staff Writer TheTandD.com MOST local children returned to school last week, but not all of them marched into a classroom with 20 or more kids. Instead, they’re being taught by parents who’ve opted to teach their children at home, a decision those parents say allows for individualized instruction geared toward their […]

Parents: Home School Provides Specialized Education

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LIZ Sue of Grayslake came from a long line of public school teachers. But, when it came time to send her own children to school she decided to teach them herself. Sue has home schooled all three of her children, ages 19, 17 and 15, from preschool through high school. Sue is among a growing […]

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Doing the Math Behind Homeschooling

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By CARL AZUZ, CNN PUBLIC, private, parochial, charter schools: There’s no shortage of options on where to send your children for their education. But a growing number of Americans are choosing not to send them anywhere at all, opting instead to educate them at home. The National Center for Education Statistics says that 1.7 percent […]

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Homeschooling Has Become a Viable Option for Parents

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By Phil Giannotti/Parental Guidance   NJ.com BACK-to-School sales are hitting stores across the country but an increasing number of parents are preparing for a decidedly non-traditional Back-to-School – those choosing to homeschool their children. Many people think of homeschooling as something reserved for the religious and the free-spirited but nothing could be further from the […]

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John Taylor Gatto on Unschooling – Part 2

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John Taylor Gatto on Unschooling – Part 1

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Homeschooling Branches Out

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By LAUREN FREEMAN, KPRC News THE concept of homeschooling is changing, becoming almost mainstream. Just like other kids their age, Britlee and Rylee Kuhn are making the transition from summer to once again hitting the books. Most of their teaching comes from their mom, Michelle, at home. They also go to classes once a week […]

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Home Schooling on the Rise in New York City

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By FARRAN POWELL DNAinfo Reporter/Producer FOR most students in New York City, the end of August means stocking up on school supplies, picking up uniforms or school clothes, and wondering who their new teachers and classmates will be. But for a growing number of local students, their classroom is their living room and their teacher […]

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