Saturday, January 27, 2018

Homeschooling and Cases of Abuse

From The Federalist:
Most of the homeschoolers outperformed their public schooled peers. “They exhibited a half-grade advantage in math and were more than two grade levels higher in reading.” Those educated in “unstructured” homeschool environments underperformed compared with their public-schooled peers.

Here we see a spread emerge that anyone familiar with public schools should recognize. There are good schools, and there are bad schools. There are good teachers, and there are bad teachers. There are districts where students graduate well-prepared for college and career, and there are districts where students graduate barely able to read. The same is true in homeschooling, although on the whole, it yields better results. (Read more.)
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Helen Davis said...

Well, this DID happen in California...