January 3, 2013

IN THE ATLANTIC: The Homeschool Diaries: In New York City, teaching your own kids can make the most practical sense. “That first year, chatting with other homeschooling parents at soccer games, picnics, and after-church coffee hours, I found that our decision was far from unusual. Homeschooling has long been a philosophical choice for religious traditionalists and off-the-grid homesteaders, but for the parents we met—among them several actors, a jazz composer, a restaurateur, a TV chef, a Columbia University physical-plant supervisor, and a handful of college professors—it was a practical alternative to New York’s notoriously inadequate education system.”

Is this another foreshock of the coming K-12 implosion?