If you're thinking of trying out home school education, our guide to homeschooling facts gives you an overview of the most important information.
It'll also help you unravel some of the myths about homeschooling!
A good start to our guide is to look at the homeschooling facts showing how popular homeschool is across the world.
When you start to look at the facts, you can begin to unravel some of the reasons which may be behind this rise in home school education.
And the easiest way to uncover the facts is to start with the myths about home school!
Actually, homeschooling laws and requirements vary greatly according to which state, province and country you live in. Although home education is illegal in some countries, in many others the laws are relatively straight forward.
The money you spend on homeschooling varies greatly and you can manage on a very low income indeed. As a guide, US homeschool families spend between $300 and $3,000 per year.
Again, statistics show that homeschool families vary in religion, race, socioeconomic status, and political affiliation.
As our guide shows, there are many homeschooling facts involved in making parents choose a home school education, including concerns about the school environment and wishing to provide a non-traditional learning experience.
This must be one of the commonest so-called facts about homeschool!
Luckily, you'll see that socialization through homeschooling can be a much more positive experience than that provided by school.
All this goes to show that the most prevalent homeschooling facts have little basis in reality.
They also don't show you the many advantages of homeschooling.
Even if you decide that home school education is not for you, you might be interested to know these two striking facts:
That certainly wakes you up!
If you'd like a guide to how to start homeschooling, you'll find lots of suggestions here.
Coming from one of the very few second-generation home school families I never really bothered to look at homeschooling facts that much.
I already knew that a home school education was the right choice for us!
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