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Re: Informal Renegotiation of the Law
On Sun, 22 Sep 1996, snow wrote:
> I would agree that parents can do as good or better at _most_ subjects
> thru about the 3rd or 4th grade, and I do agree that most of todays schools
> are shit, however there is one area--social skills--that homeschooling
> simply can't compete. Children need to learn how to interact with one another
> in groups larger than a family unit. I don't think that homeschooling can
> accomplish this nearly as well as the public (or private) schools could.
I understand that many parents that homeschool belong to organizations
that provide for meetings twice a week in which the children so educated
in a certain area get together. Homeschooling does not have to stand in
the way of a normal socialization process.