Homeschool parents know the question before it’s asked:
What about socialization?
What happens to kids untested by the conventional classroom? How do they learn to share, cope with cliques, deal with bullies, experience people from different races and cultures? »
Home-schooled victors raise concerns. Critics say students have unfair advantage over other pupils.
WASHINGTON — When home-schooled Rebecca Sealfon won the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in 1997, she launched a trend. »
Schools are some of the safest places in our nation. As parents, we want all of our children safe. When you walk into a school, what are some visible indicators that you can look for to tell if it is safe? In a school, having the building and the surrounding property clean, well lit, and well maintained promotes a sense of safety and security. If a school is dirty or does not have well-lit corridors, take these indicators as “flags” of caution that security and safety may not be priorities. »