It depends on the personality of the child, their level of intellect, and their strength of character.
To give you an example, I'm 19 years old, good at English, arty stuff, good communicator and thinker. I'm also a competitive person. Apart from the fact that I know, from personal experience, that kids are incredibly cruel to "different" ones, and would ridicule the fact that I was home schooled, my competitive, communicative nature would have helped me cope with going to public school.
My 17 year old brother, on the other hand, is shy, had a tremendous problem with English (still has trouble with some words today). This difficulty would not have been helped by the public school system, he would have got worse at English, lost his already low-self esteem and suffered.
My 15 year old brother is very smart and scheming. He wouldn't have suffered academically, but he would have got very frustrated because he has a low tolerance for subjects he considers "irrelevant". He probably would have got into trouble trying to con people out of their stationery or lunches or whatever!
My 13 year old brother is, from the point of a nasty school kid, a major geek, nerd, whatever they call "weirdos" today. He wouldn't have been able to make the transition from the family environment of love and tolerance to the public school teasing environment. He plays the fool, but he's really quite sensitive. He would have suffered emotionally.
My little 10 year old sister is nothing but sweet, and she would have been spoiled. She's a toughie, and would have put on a tough mask, but I know that she'd be a sad little person underneath it all.
My youngest brother, 7, is mentally retarded, so he can't go to school yet anyway.
When you bring up kids in one environment and then suddenly everything's different, it's a big shock--like a divorce. Sure, they "cope" in their own peculiar way, but they're altered. I think it's important to avoid emotional disruptions to children, especially in the delicate teenage years when they're going through puberty and everything.
Hope that helps answer your question.
Yes, absolutely - i think that's possible.
I've got friends who have been home schooled for many years and now they are in high school (or secondary school, whatever you call it).
I think above answer is correct, so I haven't deleted it! You have to seriously consider the personality of the child, as some people simply will not adjust. Being home schooled is so different to being schooled. It doesn't only affect your education, but also your social skills, personality and interact (your not forced to socialize with people).
To make it easier i think you would have to consider the transition and take it nice and slow; whether they are young, old or have a disability.
To start; maybe go to the open day, or chat with the teachers at the school.. enroll in clubs, societies, groups or gym.. this will all help with the transition of heading back to school.
Obviously you are a product of affirmative action public schooling.
It isn't, truly. It all depends on the child to be taught and the teacher(s) at hand as to which is better suited for them (the child).
This change would not, in itself, relieve the obligor of her/his support obligations.
Children who have no access to quality schooling often enter the workforce, particularly if they are from poor families that need additional income. Public education made it possible for all children to be educated at no cost to the family.
K12 is a newer website that allows a child to do online public schooling. Since it is online the school is done from home, but since it is still through the public school system, it is not really homeschooling because the parent is not the only teacher, this means that K12 will not be completed much faster than if a child were attend an actual school.
Every American citizen has the right to be educated in the public school system in his or her district.
It is not actually the schooling process that is necessary for the child; it is the learning process and the child acquiring needed skills. The schooling process as we know it is simply the avenue that was chosen to teach children those skills. The schooling process does become necessary in order to enter certain fields and professions.
It depends on the environment, how the child will be educated, and by whom. Sometimes homeschooling is best, while other times going to public school would be better for the child or children. It's whichever gets them the absolute best education they can receive.
Statisticly home schooled children do better on standarized tests then public school children. However on an individual bases, an indivdual student's success depends on the quality of the education they personaly get. There is no such reliable data to prove that home schooling children achieve better scores than those who take public schooling. At the same time if the parent are able to teach all subjects and if they have enough spare time then they can stimulte their child to do better.
Yes, home school saves time, energy, and money. Keep in mind however that home schooling a child will take disipline on the part of you and your child.
because they might of not had proper schooling when they were a child and because nobody cared about them enough to teach them
that would probably be homeschooling