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As for the parents who are against home-schooling, they state that the lack of skills to socialize is a draw-back from letting their children grow as individuals, and feel tat it will conflict with how they mingle in society in their near future. What does home-schooling a child mean? Home-schooling means educating a child with the necessary equipments to knowledge the kid with factual school-related information. These information usually parallels that of which many other public and private schools also teach. The only big difference is that the child is being educated at home in the surroundings of his/her comfort and where a parent plays the role of a teacher.
Many parents choose homeschooling for their children in order to have more control over what their children learn. However, when parents choose to teach at home they often neglect to provide their child with an appropriate education. Important life skills are learned in the a regular school setting that cannot be learned at home, as time passes homeschooled children are forced to go through unnecessary stress as they must assimilate into the social world because they lack certain life skills. This alternative education choice can have a positive impact for children who are not physically and mentally prepared for a traditional school, but it neglects very important lessons needed for proper development and for the creation of proper citizens of a society. Although, everyone has a choice to how they go through their education it is important to take into account that the decisions of a few can put strain on the majority.
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