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Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

Daddio7 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 9:43 AM
You can only teach someone what you know. Most parents have a public school education and know very little. Yes, most parents are not qualified to teach their own children but sending them to the same public schools will still produce people who can't teach a first grader. Hoisted by your own petard!

Who knew? My parents are cool. Homeschooling is becoming hipster. Celebrity parents like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie proudly discuss their homeschooling lifestyle. But pioneers like my parents set the trend of educational freedom.

The plan was to send me to public school. My mother enjoyed her job as an R.N. and was not bored. She was simply a creative rebel. And my father encouraged her to pioneer—because he believed in freedom.

My mother is a rebel with her own style. She once told me: “I never wanted to be like anyone else. I always did my own thing. But my...