I wanted to share an article with you this morning. Some people have asked us why we homeschool, and this link sums it up.
I encourage you to read Want to Tell the State to Stick It? Homeschool Your Kids
Here are just a few excerpts...
"The Department of Education’s Dr. Patricia Lines countered the notion of homeschoolers withdrawing from America’s social fabric, “Like the Antifederalists these homeschoolers are asserting their historic individual rights so that they may form more meaningful bonds with family and community. In doing so, they are not abdicating from the American agreement. To the contrary, they are affirming it.”
"Some parents simply prioritize getting our children into Heaven over getting them into Harvard. Forging godly character, precept upon precept, surpasses SAT scores in importance. But homeschooled children suffer no discernible academic handicap."
"The God-fearing, flag-waiving, gun-toting homeschool crowd embodies the American spirit of mutual self-reliance. You won’t encounter a more neighborly bunch. Their children thrive without government “help.” Their support networks blossom sans the state’s sanction."
Go check it out! Sure, it has a slant to the right, but after reading our local metro newspaper, a slant to the right is a bit refreshing.
Love in Christ,