R3publicans: Educational decline — Homeschooling surges as parents seek safer option for children

R3publicans:  Educational decline -- Homeschooling surges as parents seek safer option for children

Violence and bullying a driving force but school shootings tip the balance for many The reasons that parents choose homeschooling include a desire to provide religious instruction or different values than those offered in public schools; dissatisfaction with the academic curriculum, and worries about the school environment. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)The reasons that parents choose homeschooling include a desire to provide religious instruction or different values than those offered in public schools; dissatisfaction with the academic curriculum, and worries about the school environment. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times – Wednesday, May 30, 2018 After a gunman opened fire on students in Parkland, Florida, the phones started ringing at the Texas Home School Coalition, and they haven’t stopped yet. read more at https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/may/30/homeschooling-surges-parents-seek-escape-shootings/ summary via R3publican