homeschooling's TRUE COLORS

Gathercole, Rachel
July 2005
Mothering;Jul/Aug2005, Issue 131, p56
The article investigates the myths and the facts about America's fastest-growing educational movement. Tired mothers teaching in front of a blackboard after late nights of preparing lesson plans, or perhaps stumbling recklessly through unfamiliar subject matter they are not qualified to teach. Lonely, friendless children sitting at home, wistfully dreaming of an exciting, lively social life at school--or worse, isolated little misfits tragically unaware that an outside world even exists. It is a myth that homeschooling is a fringe movement, less prevalent than advocates suggest.


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