Most reader know I have strong opinions about how the term ‘homeschooling’ is used – it is a matter of maintaining our distinctiveness. This piece from the Little Rock Homeschooling Examiner fumbles around with ‘homeschooling.’
The Arkansas Virtual Academy, located in Little Rock, is accepting lottery applications for the 2010-2011 school year.
This is a huge benefit as local school districts are not mandated to provide services to homeschool children.
Students do the learning at home, but it is rigid and inflexible like a number of traditional public schools.
To the writers credit, she does explain the ARVA’s “downfalls.” However, why not just say that enrolling in a public school is just that – public schooling?