“This past fall many homeschool advocates noticed an increase in media challenges to homeschooling laws, regulations, and long-accepted practices, not only in many parts of the U.S., but around the world, in countries where homeschooling is also popular.”
“In the Washington Post, education columnist Jay Mathews called homeschooling “the sleeping giant of the American education system.” He reported, “Some public school educators I know are uneasy… They don’t know home-schooling families well. They worry those kids are being ill-served by well-meaning but inexperienced parents. There is potential for more battles over regulating home-schooling.”
Continue reading Homeschooling Under Fire, by Helen Hegener, in the Publisher’s Note for the November-December issue of Home Education Magazine.