What the rise in homeschooling signals about our public school model

If public schools want to retain their students, it’s time to take a hard look at why parents are dissatisfied. After speaking to several homeschool parents, a common theme emerged: parents and students want an individualized learning experience.

About the author

Molly Osborne is a policy analyst for EducationNC and the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research. Molly grew up in Essex, Massachusetts and attended the local public elementary, middle, and high school. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and global development. After graduating from college, Molly joined Teach for America and taught 5th and 6th grade English Language Arts in Algiers, a neighborhood in New Orleans. … Read full bio »

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