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  • Controversy Over Public Education Vs Home Education
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    Public Education vs. Home Schooling Education in our public schools has been on the down slope for over twenty years. With an increasing amount of school shootings, drugs, and other dementia, many parents today are home schooling their children. Although most people deem public education more suitable, many statistics and facts show that home schooling is equally beneficial. There are advantages and disadvantages to both methods of teaching; therefore, the debate is ongoing and increasing rapidl...
  • Home School Their Children
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    When Americans' think of education, they almost automatically think of public education. Through the years the idea home schooling is slowly changing. Many parents today are deciding to home school their children. Although most people think that a public education is better, most statistics and facts tend to show that home schooling is beneficial in more ways. It is estimated that parents are now teaching over two million children at home, rather than in public or even private schools. The idea ...
  • Three Areas In Modern American Life
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    In the Allegory of the Den written by Plato. In his writing he explains human beings live in an underground den, here they have been from their childhood, and have their legs and necks chained so that they cannot move. Being prevented by the chains from turning round their heads. The three areas in modern American life that relate to Platos cave are school, community, and home or personal issues. One of the areas of modern American life that relates to Platos den is school. In grades 1-6 (elemen...
  • Parents Home School Their Children
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    Home schooling is another way for a child to receive his or her education. It is one of many alternatives to regular schooling (classrooms and schools). It is the oldest alternatives to regular schooling and one of the most effective. There are many true stories proving that home schooling is an effective and often successful way to teach you child. But first lets talk about home schooling began in the U.S. Home schooling started in colonial America, (around 1777 to 1783) for most colonial homes...
  • Home School Students
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    Education is a major concern in our society, and there is good reason for this concern. Many of these problems revolve directly around the public education system and include problems with peer pressure, lack of individual attention from the teachers, problems socializing or "fitting in" with other students, and various others. Although there is no real solution to all of these problems, there are many different ways of solving them. Private schools as well as tutors are a great way to give kids...
  • Parents Home School Their Children
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    Home Schooling Home schooling is an alternative to public education. It is a choice that many more parents are making today, and even more are projected to make by the year 2000. It is estimated that at the end of the year 2000 there will be 2,000,000 home schoolers in the United States (Gorder 1996). There are other alternatives to Public School education. Some examples are Catholic or Private schools or a privately hired tutor. There are many reasons why people home school their children. Reli...
  • Home School Students Uil Rights
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    Controversies in Education Public schooling has been the predominate form of education in the United States for many decades; however, recent statistics demonstrate a rise in the number of home schooling participants. On the other hand, the majority of these participants eventually return to public school systems once they reach the high school level. The reasons for this movement are based on the opportunities for socialization and academic competition provided by public schools. Public educati...
  • Problems In Schools In The Eighties
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    KIDS vs. KIDS The average child witnesses eight thousand murders and one hundred thousand acts of violence by the time he or she finishes elementary school. In the past fifteen years school violence has become a clear but present danger. It used to be children were involved in fistfights, or other types of squabbles. They may have received a black eye or bloody nose. Now they are armed with not fists but sawed off shotguns and malice. This is a serious issue that needs to be observed and resolve...
  • Excellent Opportunity For Home School Students
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    Home Schooling: It May Be The Best Thing for Your Child Home schooling will it be beneficial or harmful to the student Can the child fit in or perform normal social functions in the real world Do the parents have certified credibility to educate How well will the child adjust to everyday life Do they interact normally with others of the same age Can they function in an uncontrolled environment All of these questions are quite legitimate and realistic. However, the real question to be answered is...
  • Student A Home School Education
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    Schoolhouse or Home School? What do George Washington and the Hanson brothers have in common? Do you give up? Well, the answer is that both of them were educated in their homes. Queen Elizabeth, Thomas Edison, and Theodore Roosevelt were also educated at home. According to the Home Education Research Institute, 1.5 million students are staying home for class today. This number is five times more than ten years ago (Kant row and Wingert 66). This trend leads to many questions. Does home school ed...
  • Home School Their Children
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    In addition to the help they get from each other, there are many tools and services available that enhance and enrich children's learning experience. For example, various on-line services are available on the world wide web, which include interactive classes and virtual libraries. Also, educational CD-ROMS, workbooks, and magazines are good sources that provide the parent with information on new educational tools (Wingert and Kantrowitz 3). Furthermore, support can be found at public schools (Ha...
  • Home Schooling Their Children
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    Some 20 years ago only a mere 50,000 children were home schooled, and that was mainly by hippie parents who wanted to protect their children from what they called "the system". Now it is estimated that nearly 1.5 to 2 million children are now schooled at home each year, dissatisfaction with the American public school system being the number one reason (Crary). Since most home schooling families can't afford it, they choose not to send their kids to a good private school. In the next few paragrap...
  • Educators Through Public Schooling
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    Every day 1.5 million United States children are being taught their education at home. But while that seems like it is a lot, it is only about two percent of all United States school-aged children. But is it ethical to take your kids out of public schools to teach them at home Having home school deprives kids of a healthy social life and specialty subjects taught by highly trained educators through public schooling. Home school started when Christian parents wanted to start shielding their child...
  • Parents To Home School Their Children
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    Motivation of Home Schooled Children Home schooling is relatively new issue that is getting a growing interest in the United States especially in the last years. Although, because of the nature of privacy of the issue, no certain figures can be confidently known about the number of people (pupils) involved in home schooling, Observers generally agree that the number of parents involved in home schooling is growing (Karel M). Whether it is in the range of 200 000,400 000 or little more or little ...
  • Home Schooling
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    Home Schooling The opposers of home-schooling can argue that home-schooled children can never be certain if they are learning all the things in the curriculum, and if their standards are equal to their traditional schooled counterparts. They also worry that children who are home-schooled miss out on the social life of being at a traditional school. Home-schooled students in the US always beat out their traditional schooled counterparts in standardized tests. They are also free from distraction w...
  • My Cousins Peyton And Kari
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    The Young and the Hyperactive Five percent of kids are affected with A.D.H.D. or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, which is characterized by impulsiveness, hyperactivity, a short attention span, which often leads to learning disabilities, various behavioral problems, social problems, and low self-esteem both at home and at school. Imagine trying to sit still after drinking three or four cups of coffee. This is roughly was it is like for me when I m not on medication. my Peyton cousin affir...
  • Way Of Their Home Schooling At Home
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    Surely nobody knows what significant changes will there be centuries later, will our grand grandsons or grand granddaughters be those like Margie and Tommy who were schooled at home by those mechanical! yen teachers! | catering for those children's abilities on studying? No one knows. Talking about these two kids, I was impressed by the way of their home schooling at home as their so-called! yen school! | was totally different from ours now. Instead of going to school, they studied at home with ...
  • Parents Home School Their Children
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    Abstract: Home schooling is one of the oldest school choice options available to parents and their children; however, it is not often regarded as a school choice option, nor has there been much review of how the advent of school choice may be affecting home schooling. According to widely-repeated estimates, as many as two million American children are schooled at home, with the number growing as much as 15 to 20 percent per year. At the same time, however, home schooling has received little atte...
  • Home Schooling The Parents
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    Home schooling for Handicapped Children More and more parents with handicapped children are unhappy with the education their children have been getting. The main reason for this is that public schools are not focusing on the child's needs. So parents have been taking the education in there own hands by home schooling their mentally handicapped children. The parents are upset because the schools are not meeting their children's needs. So the parents have been taking the education in there own han...
  • Makes Home Schooling
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    Not too long ago, when people thought of parents who home schooled their kids, extremists came to mind. Today, this view is changing. Many families solidly within the political and social mainstream have turned their family rooms into classrooms. There are approximately 1.7 million students being taught by their parents, therefore, home schooling doesn't impair children academically or socially. Home schooling does not impair children because of how much time and money it saves, the curriculum o...

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