Why I Don’t Homeschool, And You Shouldn’t Either

People throw around a lot of silly reasons for homeschooling.  I bet you've heard them too. Homeschooled kids win all of the spelling bees.  The Ivy League schools are overrun with homeschoolers. Homeschooled kids are self-confident, and un-bowed by peer pressure.  They knit with old ladies, take care of babies, and never bully anyone.This line of reasoning falls into two categories:Homeschooled kids are smarter. Homeschooled kids have better character.Here's the problem with ca … [Read more...]