SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Home schooling nearly doubled in New Mexico last year as thousands of parents opted out of virtual learning programs offered in public schools.
The unprecedented defection from the public school system is putting a strain on school budgets, which are rooted in student enrollment.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Public school enrollment in Minnesota dropped by about 17,000 students as families turned to home schooling, private schools and delaying entry into kindergarten amid the coronavirus pandemic, state education officials announced Friday...
Fearful of sending her two children back to school as the coronavirus pandemic raged in Mississippi, Angela Atkins decided to give virtual learning a chance this fall...
The tragic case of Mark Anthony Conditt, the 23-year-old serial bomber who terrorized the Austin area for weeks before committing suicide, has brought close scrutiny of his short life and his education as a home-schooled student.
Students learning through the Classical Conversations home schooling curriculum displayed their knowledge of world civilization Thursday at a presentation for the Aiken community.
During the program, students from kindergarten to sixth grade recited the history of the world from its beginning to the 18th century in just about five minutes.