Does Homeschooling Leave You Stuck at Home?

HOMESCHOOLING: NOT ALWAYS AT HOME
Homeschooling can offer your kids a myriad of educational life experiences.
The Basics:
Over 1.5 million kids or 3% of all kids are homeschooled.
Reasons for homeschooling:
36% Religious or moral instruction
21% Concern about school environment (safety, drugs, negative peer pressure)
17% dissatisfaction with academic instruction
14% Other reasons (family time, finances, travel, distance)
7% Want to provide a non-traditional approach to education
6% health problems or special needs
IN GENERAL HOMESCHOOLED KIDS ARE SMART:
2009 homeschoolers who took the California Achievement test, The Iowa Test of Basic Skills
and The Stanford Achievement Test Scored in the:
89th percentile in reading
84th percentile in math
84th percentile in language
86th percentile in science
and 84th percentile in social studies.
Public school students scored in the 50th percentile for every category of the same tests.
THEY CAN LEARN A LOT OUT IN THE WORLD.
In The Park, The Library, Field Trips,Even Walmart, or the mall, Traveling.

Many homsechoolers use the flexibility to focus on a passion there would be no time for at school.

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