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10 reasons why public school is better than homeschool.

April23
  1. Most parents were educated in the under funded public school system, and so are not smart enough to homeschool their own children.
  2. Children who receive one-on-one homeschooling will learn more than others, giving them an unfair advantage in the marketplace. This is undemocratic.
  3. How can children learn to defend themselves unless they have to fight off bullies on a daily basis?
  4. Ridicule from other children is important to the socialization process.
  5. Children in public schools can get more practice “Just Saying No” to drugs, cigarettes and alcohol.
  6. Fluorescent lighting may have significant health benefits.
  7. Publicly asking permission to go to the bathroom teaches young people their place in society.
  8. The fashion industry depends upon the peer pressure that only public schools can generate.
  9. Public schools foster cultural literacy, passing on important traditions like the singing of “Jingle Bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg…”
  10. Homeschooled children may not learn important office career skills, like how to sit still for six hours straight.
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“10 reasons why public school is better than homeschool.”

  1. Avatar of candy4wayphonics April 25th, 2010 at 9:01 pm       candy4wayphonics Says:

    Fantastic blog! I Love it! Insightful! It Caught My Attention! Yay for Homeschooling!!! I enjoyed #4 the best!


  2. April 26th, 2010 at 9:34 am       Luke Holzmann Says:

    [smile]

    Unfortunately, number 1 is wrong: Homeschooling is the best time to relearn all the stuff you forgot or missed the first time around!

    ~Luke


  3. Avatar of Ann Zeise May 5th, 2010 at 1:19 pm       Ann Zeise Says:

    LOL, Luke. I had forgotten most of algebra, even though I had mastered math through calculus as a youth. My son and I used to work the problems out together on a whiteboard on the floor, using different colors for knowns and unknowns, mildly correcting each other’s logic, and using the eraser frequently. These were good lessons in reasoning cooperatively for both of us.


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