HOMESCHOOLING: The Sleeping Giant of American Education

Lips, Dan; Feinberg, Evan
September 2009
USA Today Magazine;Sep2009, Vol. 138 Issue 2772, p22
The article focuses on the growing number of families in the U.S. who are opting for home schooling. Based on data from the National Home Education Research Institute, an estimate of 3,000,000 students are being homeschooled as of 2009. One of the reasons cited by the families for choosing to home school their children is concern about the school environment. Also noted is the significant influence on the U.S. education system of the rising number of students being educated at home.


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