29. Homeschooling

Not every parent looks forward to the day their child goes off to school. In fact parents are not sending their students to school all. Instead they are choosing to teach their at home. This is called homeschooling. Parents, caregivers, private tutors educate children individually at home instead sending them off to be formally educated in or private schools. In the U.S. only about percent of children are homeschooled.

There are many why some parents choose to homeschool. One reason that some parents do not feel their children safe in school because of bullying and a trend of police in school. Other parents want child's education to be based on their religion moral beliefs. Yet other parents feel like the in school is not good enough. Homeschooling is seen as a choice for families that live rural areas, and families that travel, like actors.

are many different ways to homeschool, and homeschooling parents to customize lessons based on their children's . Families can purchase textbooks to use or create own materials. Some parents who follow a philosophy unschooling, which allows a child to determine when, how they want to learn based on their curiosity. Some worry that homeschooling means students won't opportunities to socialize. To answer this concern, some have created cooperatives, where a group of homeschooled will learn and play together and participate in that would normally happen in school like field and prom.

Being homeschooled doesn't mean a student go to college. Most colleges accept homeschooled students. is important, however, for parents and students to a portfolio or proof of what has been .