Mar 25 2009
Amid hard times, home schooling families persist [Excerpts]
Associated Press: A lawyer for the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) says the recession may prompt more Christian parents to educate their children at home.
The HSLDA's Chris Klicka says hard times boost home schooling's appeal as private Christian school tuition becomes unaffordable for parents who've lost jobs.
Klicka, who with his wife home schools their seven children, says it also can strengthen family bonds.
While some families are giving up home schooling because a stay-at-home parent needs to get a job, others are finding ways to sacrifice and do both.