How to use Home-schooled in a sentence
No. I'm home schooled now.
Current high school students and home-schooled students can take CSCC classes before graduation.
About 1.1 million students were being home-schooled in the spring of 2003, according to the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES), which was conducted by the United States Department of Education.
In addition, the percentage of the school-age population that was being home-schooled increased from 1.7 percent in 1999 to 2.2 percent in 2003.
Nearly two-thirds of the parents of home-schooled students reported that their primary reason for home schooling was either concern regarding the environment of schools or a wish to provide moral or religious instruction.Advertisement
Some preeminent historical figures who were home-schooled include several presidents, such as George Washington, John Quincy Adams, Abraham Lincoln, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
There are numerous educational materials available that are geared for home-schooled children.
One of the questions many people have is how home-schooled children perform academically.
According to the U.S. Department of Education, virtually all of the data available illustrate that home-schooled students perform at an above average level on a variety of tests, including the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, home-schooled students have gained admission and scholarships to such prestigious universities as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and MIT.Advertisement
In 2000, Patrick Henry College opened, a university established especially for home-schooled children.
One of the most often voiced concerns is that children who are home schooled are not properly socialized.
However, there are numerous opportunities for home-schooled students to interact with others, including libraries, scouting, 4-H, sports teams, and a variety of church activities.
Among the many reasons that home schooled children tend to do better in academics than those enrolled in public schools is flexibility.
Many of those who favor public school education over homeschooling express the opinion that home schooled children are not exposed to the outside world often enough to learn proper social skills.Advertisement
Others fear that home schooled children may not keep pace with public schoolers, failing to meet the standards that would be enforced by a public school curriculum.
Students who are home schooled tend to perform better on standardized achievement tests, and substantially so, with scores averaging 30 points higher than their public schooled peers.
While there are instances where home schooled children are kept away from other children on purpose, or even those whose parents don't really teach them the way they should, these cases are few and far between.
The main difference between being home schooled and attending a traditional school is the delivery of the material, not the end result.
Although Jostens typically caters to the public school crowd, the company does offer a selection of tassels, diplomas and other graduation accessories for home schooled students.Advertisement
The program focuses on simple, self paced learning and is specifically designed for the home schooled child.
The community is dedicated to the success of every home schooled child and that devotion is apparent in every facet of the site.
Do you see your children going to public school, private school, or being home-schooled?
She was home schooled until her senior year of high school and once went skydiving.
In fact, eventually, Sparks left high school to be home schooled so she had more time to pursue her music career.Advertisement
Soon after his birth, his parents relocated to Wyckoff, New Jersey, where his mother home schooled his brothers and him.
She attended high school for two years, but was home schooled for her last two, and graduated in 2008.
The kids are all home schooled and the girls are all required to dress modestly.
All of the kids are home-schooled, and Michelle has planned breaks throughout the day for meals, prayer, and cleaning up.
Since all of the kids are also home-schooled, there is space designated for learning as well.Advertisement
The children are home schooled and allowed very little access to television, music, movies and the Internet.