Sunday, September 5, 2010

Millions of children won't be getting on buses this fall

Here's one way to get rid of the NEA and Teachers Unions.

'Parent-led, home-based education is now bordering on mainstream in the U.S

By Drew Zahn
© 2010 WorldNetDaily
This fall, as moms and dads around the country are getting backpacks stuffed with pencils and notebooks and scissors and glue, ready for their children to take to school, a rapidly increasing number of families are sending their children … nowhere.

Instead, more and more parents are opting to educate theirchildren at home. In fact, statistics show the number of homeschooled students in the U.S. has nearly doubled over the past 10 years, making learning at home the fastest growing form of education in country.

Gena Suarez, publisher of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, said in a statement that she is not at all surprised by the increased popularity of homeschooling: "During the past 30 years, homeschooling families have proven that parents can do a better job than the public school – socially and academically. Homeschooling works; everybody wins." FULL STORY

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