February 13, 2021

Homeschooling taking off in US as pandemic shutters schools

Washington (AFP) – Faced with long school closures because of the coronavirus pandemic, many US parents have taken to homeschooling to ensure their children’s education continues despite the massive disruptions of the past year. “It’s all me: I make the lesson plan, execute the lesson plan, then do it again the next week,” said Catherine Strokes, whose daughter’s school shut last year because of the pandemic. Homeschooling “exploded” when the virus caused school closures across the country in March 2020, according to the National Home School Association, based in Colorado.  The number of child…

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