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Found this post very intriguing.

The Western Tradition

A couple of articles about homeschooling in the last week or so have caught my attention and give reasons for continued optimism about the future of this educational model.

First, data from states that keep track of homeschooling show a continued rise in the number of homeschooled students over the last decade. Milton Gaither links to all available 2011 data from the states on his blog. The more homeschooled students there are, the harder it will be for the educational establishment to stop or otherwise curtail the practice. This is all to the good.

Then there was the piece on urban homeschooling that ran in Newsweek magazine recently. It profiles an urban family with two professional parents who decided to cut back their lifestyle to what they could afford on one income so the mother could stay home and homeschool the kids. This family is part of a growing segment…

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Hi, I'm April Momma. I am a stay-at-home mother of 2 awesome kids and like all moms I wear multiple hats. Most days I'd like to think I wear all of them well at all times but that's a joke. I get by the best I can and that's the truth. Aside from being a mother I am a wife, pretty good cook, good intermediate seamstress, musician, music lover and blogger.

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About 2AprilKids Momma

Hi, I'm April Momma. I am a stay-at-home mother of 2 awesome kids and like all moms I wear multiple hats. Most days I'd like to think I wear all of them well at all times but that's a joke. I get by the best I can and that's the truth. Aside from being a mother I am a wife, pretty good cook, good intermediate seamstress, musician, music lover and blogger.

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