A candidate for political office in Canada has called homeschooling a “form of child abuse.” But go read the whole article; to refute that ridiculous and ignorant remark, these facts are sited:
74% of home-educated adults ages 18-24 have taken college-level courses, compared to 46% of the general United States.
59% of [home-educated adults] reported that they were “very happy” with life,
while only 27.6% of the general U.S. population is “very happy” with
95% of the home school graduates surveyed said they were glad that they were home schooled.
Only 4.2% of the [home-educated adults] said they consider politics and
government too complicated to understand, compared to 35% of U.S.
94% of [home-educated adults] said, “My religious beliefs are basically the same as those of my parents.”
That is why we homeschool. And this is why we homeschool through high school:
“A high school research assignment on Internet pornography was canceled after parents in this Cleveland suburb complained.”