[FoRK] Homeschooling (was: Bullish on Facebook)
corinna.schultz at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 10:29:30 PDT 2009
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 3:05 PM, Michael Cummins <michael at i-magery.com> wrote:
> What prompts you to say that? Do you have any data to back it up? We
> homeschooled for a while and found the local support groups to be pretty
> tolerant and not all religious. We're in Florida
The kind of homeschoolers you find is highly dependent on the local
culture. In south-south Texas, the only homeschoolers I knew about
were religious and all the homeschooling support groups were
associated with churches. We felt very isolated as a result. If it
weren't for the internet we would have gone stir crazy. I'm glad we
don't live there anymore.
Nationally though, nonreligious homeschoolers are very much in the minority.
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