Earlier this month, suburban Chicago’s DeKalb Chronicle ran an article on area homeschoolers and the recently started up DeKalb County Home Educators group. One of the group co-founders pointed out a reason many families set off homeschooling.
Home schooling an increasingly popular option for DeKalb County families By Felix Sarver
Patty Ruback, the co-founder of the DeKalb County Home Educators, said she decided to home-school her 5-year-old daughter, Saige, because she didn’t feel Saige was emotionally ready for preschool. Ruback didn’t want to push her daughter into an uncomfortable situation and dampen her budding learning career.