Home learning feels more mainstream post-pandemic

According to the National Home Education Research Institute, the number of U.S. home-school students in grades kindergarten to 12 grew from 2.5 million in spring 2019 to 3.1 million, or roughly 6% of school-age children, in the 2021-2022 school year.

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A guide for families considering home schooling

While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has varied greatly in communities nationwide, it is apparent that some residual impacts of the virus will be felt universally for years to come. For many families, the entree into formal distance learning or a

There are valid reasons families are choosing to home school

In his latest column for Our Sunday Visitor, contributing editor Russell Shaw defends home-schooling families against recent criticisms, writing that parents “knew very well what they were doing and had excellent reasons for doing it.” Some of these reasons include “reinforcing parent-child