The general stereotype for homeschoolers in the social realm is that all homeschoolers are exceptionally bright, but they lack social skills. This idea has been perpetuated in popular culture with films such as Mean Girls. Most of the culture sees them as on “the fringe” of social interaction (qtd. in McCulloch 217). However, studies have shown that the opposite is true. In an article written by Palm Beach Atla...
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...iques to educate their own children, thus continuing the effects of home school on the individual’s identity.
Home schooling, an education phenomenon that only surfaced in the past 40 years, is already showing that it has a large impact on personal and social identities. Parents have banded together and formed institutions just so that they can educate their children in the way they want to. Schools have had to reevaluate and adjust because of the massive impact home school has had on the education system. Students in home school are normal kids getting a tailor-made education. The home school system does have some faults, but due to the subjectivity of the program, the faults are very hard to pin to home schooling as one institution. It is to be expected that home school education will continue to flourish, producing generations upon generations of brilliant minds.
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