Homeschooling is unique to each child and family. Curriculum, instruction, experiences, settings, and more can be customized to the student, but parents do have to adhere to state homeschool laws. Most homeschooling families build local or online communities to provide the same types of academic support and social opportunities that a school would offer.
Countless American families are now taking advantage of the freedoms homeschooling provides. Setting your own schedule, going at your own pace, and tailoring lessons and methods to your students are just a few of the benefits of home education. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 11 percent of American students are now homeschooling. From the 2019-2020 school year to the 2020-2021 school year, alone, the number of homeschooling students doubled. Schooling at home is growing in popularity—and it seems the COVID-19 pandemic has only enhanced homeschooling’s appeal.
Earning college credit during high school is a great opportunity. The added coursework can be an exciting challenge and helps prepare students for college-level academics. And from a financial perspective, if successful, your student’s efforts can even help to reduce the total cost of post-secondary education. So, how can you…