Homeschooling

Homeschooling

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...

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.

Guests

Billy Greer

Family Unschoolers Network

Paul Houston

American Association of School Administrators

Sandy Bissell

mother who has homeschooled for the last five years

Lynn Linde

branch chief of services and alternative programs, Maryland State Department of Education

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