The Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

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Homeschooling is a method where a child is being schooled at home by their parents, relatives or private tutors to educate their children from pre-k to 12th grade. Basically their whole childhood to their early adulthood. Homeschooling should be avoided by parents because it can cause their children to have a difficult time integrating into society because they have extremely limited interaction with their own peers when they are homeschooled. If a child does not have enough experience of interacting with other children they would not know how to act in a more crowded environment. Also if the child is homeschooled, they would not be able to deal with difficult challenges because they would not have been exposed to any by staying in the safety of their parents and their home. To stop their children from having difficulties integrating into a social setting parents should at least take their child to a public or private school setting for at least a year to test how their child interact with their surrounding environment. It would give the child an opportunity to experience a normal school life and decide whether they like it or not. By taking them to test out a public or private school it would be beneficial both the parents and the child because if the parents decide to stay with the public school they would be saving a lot of money that they would otherwise be spending on privatize…

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