Australia’s Capitol has an increase in home educators.
From The Canberra Times:
More parents take time to create kitchen classroom By Larissa Nicholson
WHEN school starts back this week, there will be no forgotten lunches or fights over homework at one Campbell household.
Shannon and Trude Armstrong are part of a growing group of Canberra parents choosing to educate their children at home.
According to the ACT government’s Education and Training Directorate, 196 students are registered for home education in Canberra this year, a 70 per cent increase on 2010.
There’s the usual naysayer of homeschooling via a University of Canberra professor and “expert in pre-service teacher education and student wellbeing.”