Differences between Homeschooling and Public Education

780 WordsJan 30, 20183 Pages
Write a 1,050-to 1,250- word final draft of your compare-and-contrast essay. (Home school vs. public education). Introduction The differences between homeschooling and public education are huge but can be summarized along three lines: firstly, homeschooling is just that, where the parent or an employed governess teaches the child in a home, as compared to a, school setting. Secondly, the home setting employs its own voluntary rules and schedule of education teaching whatever the home educator desires in whichever way the home educator desires the subject to be taught in contrast to the school education. Lastly, the schedule is implemented in an arbitrary time format according to that chosen by the home educator (in contrast to that of the school environment where it is strictly regulated). Each also has its commonalties in that the state, too, to a certain extent regulates home education ensuring that the educator is providing an education and that this education meets the fundamental requirements of the state. Aside from that, home education differs in almost every other aspect from the more formal education provided by that of the school: the one is loosely structured and chosen by the parent; the other is structured by the school, in turn closely regulated by the government, and is open to little purview by the parent. Body Homeschooling is not as recent as some people think it to be. In fact, it has a long history and has advocates behind it such as the famous
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