School-Homing

This is The Onion’s classic satire from 2010.

One could say many of the points are highly ironic, while becoming more and more pertinent.

Deputy Education Secretary Anthony W. Miller said that many parents who school-home find U.S. households to be frightening, overwhelming environments for their children, and feel that they are just not conducive to producing well-rounded members of society.

Thousands of mothers and fathers polled in the study also believe that those running American homes cannot be trusted to keep their kids safe.

“Every year more parents are finding that their homes are not equipped to instill the right values in their children,” Miller said. “When it comes to important life skills such as proper nutrition, safe sex, and even basic socialization, a growing number of mothers and fathers think it’s better to rely on educators to guide and nurture their kids.”

Language is Important – Virtual Charter Schools = Public Schools

Here's  another issue we should watch with caution regarding virtual schools.  The language used by the Chicago Virtual Charter School is disturbing and unfortunately, not unusual to homeschool advocates across the country.   Here is CVCS's description summarization on their website.   … Continue reading