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Why Homeschooling is Becoming Hipster

eddie again Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 6:12 PM
not to mention that for some parents the alternatives are government run schools systems where 90% of the students can perform neither reading nor math at an appropriate level. seems a little silly to speak about the innate intelligence of parents and the children they might want to homeschool in light of the abject failures of the so-called professional education experience offered in many government run schools.

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...