Worthwhile Reads: Homeschool Neglect

There’s an Alternet article by Kristin Rawls called “Who’s Minding the Children? Educational Neglect and the Homeschool Movement.” It’s worth a look.

Interestingly, Rawls differentiates between “educational neglect” and an “overly politicized education with huge gaps, for example, in American history, evolution or sexuality.” While the former doesn’t describe my homeschool experience at all, the latter fits it to a T.


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About Libby Anne

Libby Anne grew up in a large evangelical homeschool family highly involved in the Christian Right. College turned her world upside down, and she is today an atheist, a feminist, and a progressive. She blogs about leaving religion, her experience with the Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull movements, the detrimental effects of the "purity culture," the contradictions of conservative politics, and the importance of feminism.


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