The practice of educating children at home or with the cooperation of other parents is on the rise. Homeschooling is often associated with Christian-oriented instruction, but many parents simply feel that public schools don't offer an environment conducive to learning. A panel talks about why homeschooling is on the rise and what rewards and drawbacks it offers children and their families.
Family Unschoolers Network
American Association of School Administrators
mother who has homeschooled for the last five years
branch chief of services and alternative programs, Maryland State Department of Education