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Thursday, January 08, 2009

Homeschooling on the Rise

WHY HOME-SCHOOL?

Top reasons cited by parents (could pick more than one):

� Concerns about the school environment (including safety, drugs, peer pressure): 88%

� A desire to provide religious or moral instruction: 83%

� A dissatisfaction with instruction at other schools: 73%

� An interest in a non-traditional approach: 65%

Source: Top home-schooling reasons in 2007 Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey

From an article in USA Today. Read the whole article here.




1 comment:

Celia said...

Safety, drugs and peer pressure are a huge reason for me. Good post!

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