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  • Homeschooling

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    Homeschooling The definition of homeschooling is to instruct a pupil in an educational program outside of established schools ( Homeschooling is a good alternative to public schools because of certain religious issues, standardized test success, and variety of options for homeschool students, but in some states homeschoolers are having trouble with the school system. Homeschooling has been on the rise in the United States and its popularity continues to grow among American

  • homeschooling

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    There have been a lot of questions raised whether homeschooling or public schooling is more beneficial for our future generations. There are three popular ways to gain an education, public school, private school and home school. In the past decade homeschooling has grown in America much more than we could estimate, 1.5 million students are now learning at home, that’s a 75% increase from 1999, Parents have become more unsatisfied by the public schooling systems and its effects on their children concerned

  • Homeschooling

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    need? This can be easily done through what is known as homeschooling. According to the Oxford Dictionary, homeschooling is defined as an education received at home rather than at school. In contrast to the common belief held by parents that homeschooling will hinder their child's social skills and will not provide the best environment for a serious education in addition to not giving students more opportunities in their future, homeschooling, in fact, does the opposite. It provides a plethora of

  • Homeschooling

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    Homeschooling is an education that gives parents choices and the right to teach their child however they want, but are the parents’ wants what the children need. Parents want to give their children moral instruction or want to teach them based on their religious beliefs and parents do have the right to do that because it is their child, but there are specific things that are essential for a child to learn or to experience. There are religious schools that give children an education on their faith

  • Homeschooling

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    Homeschooling, could this be the future of the America? What are some benefits of homeschooling verses traditional schooling? Homeschooling has been around for quite some time now. Most families choose to home school their children for a number of reasons, the main reason from my understanding of the readings is Religion. Other reasons very from the type of environments public schools provide to their child not getting enough attention. We could go on and on about the different reason parents choose

  • homeschooling

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    Homeschooling has been around for decades. There has always been the argument about whether it should be allowed as an alternative to public schools. Schooling originated from the home so why not keep the tradition alive? In the 1970s there were about 15,000 kids who were being homeschooled. By 1999 there were already 850,000 children who were homeschooled (Stevens 1). Even in that time span of 29 year, there was a drastic increased in the amount of homeschoolers in the United States. “Long the normative

  • Homeschooling Essay

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    which between the homeschooling and the public schooling is the best for the students. The debate has been in existence for the last thirty years, and still, the society has sustained the discussion because different worldviews provide contrasting arguments on which is better than the other (Kunzman, Robert & Milton, 13). Various researches conducted have shown that the rate at which homeschooling is growing is alarming but on this essay, we shall analyze whether homeschooling is better than public

  • The Benefits of Homeschooling

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    (Homeschool). This means that a child is not taught at a public or private school; But the child is not necessarily just taught at home. Many homeschooling students participate in learning with other homeschooling families. Homeschooling is legal in all fifty states, and in the United States alone, it is estimated that there are between 1.7 and 2.1 million homeschooling students. However, it is hard to know the exact number of these students since some states have different laws and do not require reporting

  • History of Homeschooling

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    History of Homeschooling “The home-schooling movement, the unprecedented parental rebellion which erupted in the late '70s against our monolithic government school systems, stands as one of the most significant educational developments of the century. The number of American children being taught at home, although minuscule compared to public school enrollments, had grown by the late 1990s from near zero to a near million” (Wagner, 2001, p. 58). Indeed, the rise of homeschooling is one of the

  • Pros of Homeschooling

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    Benefits of Homeschooling Homeschooling can be a very controversial issue. When deciding whether it is a good choice, sometime there is no black or white answer, but a grey area that makes it difficult for some parents to decide if it’s the best decision. According to Shaw, homeschooling is becoming more popular every day, with a growth rate of 7 to 15 percent per year (Shaw, “The Pros and Cons of Homeschooling”). In this paper, the benefits of homeschooling, such as the freedom, relationships and