Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Should home schools be regulated?

Should home schooling be more regulated?

Everyone recognizes that home schooling in Indiana is a wide-open affair. When done well, home schoolers excel. There is not much in the way of public schooling that can beat the combination of a self-motivated learner and personal tutor/instructor who knows what they are doing.

However, the all too common experience of most school administrators is a parent or child who gets mad at the school and announces, "I'm done! I'm home schooling now." Then not much happens thereafter.

Here is an editorial position on home schooling by the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.


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