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Teachers: The Unsung Heroes of School Choice

Rondoman Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 9:40 AM
The one main criticism of home schooling, is the main attribute, limited interaction with other children. Most of the boys I knew in school had dirty minds, liked dirty jokes, and had little respect for authority, although they pretended to. When left alone, the true nature came out. I did not want my kids exposed to the seedy side of life in a closed environment. It is one thing to pass it on the street and quite another not to be able to get away from it. The home schooling convention I observed in Shreveport was an amazing gathering of well-disciplined, clean, well-mannered parents and kids, both white and black. The atmosphere was one of supreme moral decency and self-discipline as well as great academic achievement.
andrew299 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 10:20 AM
Good luck with you home schooling. Your observations about the type of people involved is accurate.
We can take the education process back from government, but it will take generations.
Let,s start now!

School choice is a hot topic in education today. Whether headlines point to students excelling in public charter schools or in innovative virtual schools, students and teachers are taking advantage of the options and flexibility provided by new school choice policies being introduced around the nation.

The fact is every educational setting is a choice. Public schools, public charter schools, private and parochial schools, and virtual schools – these are all choices in action. As we adapt to a dramatically changing profession in the 21st-century, teachers across the country are embracing these new teaching environments, with tens of thousands of teachers...