On The Issue of Home Schooling:
Many parents today are opting to teach their children at home. Reasons for chosing this option include the dumbing down of our educational system, the methods used in teaching, the knowledge and understanding of teachers, and the continued support of religion within our public education system. Opponents to the home-schooling option argue that parents do not have the proper qualifications or commitment, children will lack many skills that are beneficial in the real world, and overall, students who are educated through the home-schooling program are at a disadvantage within society. Here we hope to explore the issues involved in home-schooling by presenting two sides of the subject.