Psychology Today blogger and author Laura Brodie poses a thorny question: Should Homeschooling Parents Have College Degrees? The subtitle: You’ve got a GED. Are you ready to homeschool? An excerpt:
“To me, the idea that parents with GEDs could, if they desired, turn around and teach high school to their children is setting the bar very low. More problematic is the fact that several states have almost no homeschooling regulations…”
To her credit, Brodie – author of the book Love in a Time of Homeschooling – invites reader feedback, stating:
“In my next post, I’ll share more of my own, constantly evolving, thoughts on the subject. But before I offer my opinions, I invite anyone who cares about this topic to voice their own:
How much education should a homeschooling parent be required to have? A high school diploma? A two-year associate’s degree? A four year college degree? A teaching certificate?”
Read the entire post at the link above.