Magazine December 22, 2019, Issue


David Keagle takes a break from homeschooling with his children in St. Charles, Iowa, September 30, 2011. (Brian C. Frank/Reuters)

What Counts as Homeschooling?

Imagine my dismay, after nearly 40 years of advocating for parents’ rights, to learn that a respected journal that promotes conservative values muddies the waters around homeschooling and cyberschooling. With eagerness, I turned to the article in the November 25 edition of National Review to learn that the advances in technology are actually public school at home (“How Technology Is Changing Homeschooling,” Sarah Schutte. Under no circumstances should public school at home be confused with a home-education program provided through private funding, generally supplied by parents. Home education is more akin to private schooling. When cyberschools first hit

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