Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Homeschooling in America

A little late, but check out this blog post someone forwarded to me. It's by Dr. R. Albert Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Click on the title to read the whole article.
A Major Force in Education -- Homeschooling in America
Posted: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 at 5:16 am ET

The U.S. Department of Education has released its periodic review of schooling in America, and it offers a revealing look at the growth of homeschooling. The picture of contemporary homeschooling offers some real surprises and raises some new questions.

"The Condition of Education 2009" is produced by the National Center for Education Statistics, and it contains a wealth of statistical data. [...]

Homeschooling was the choice of families for 2.9 percent of all school-age children in the United States in 2007, involving 1.5 million students.

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