The Pros And Cons Of Homeschooling

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Education for an individual is a universal right, as every person in a country has rights to get the standardized education from its government. The well-known type of education is formal education in the form of regular schools, such as primary school, secondary school, and high school. However, in this modern era there is also another type of education that is getting more popular as an alternative to the regular school. Homeschooling is a more traditional way for parents to teach their kids, yet it is making a comeback as a rival for formal education in the past decade (Brian D. Ray, 2015). Every year the number of student admittance to homeschooling keep increasing. In fact just in early of 2011 the number of homeschooling students in United States only were estimated to be over 1.7 million students (American Institutes for Research, 2013). Despite the fact, even now there are still perceptions from public eyes that say that one of the forms of education is better than another. In the general view, regular school and homeschooling are very distinctive in many aspects. For example, while attending regular school, everyday students are required to attend a teaching session in a classroom on certain days a week. There are teachers and classmates during the study time, and most of the times students have to sit and listen to lessons until the end of the day with some break time in between. Meanwhile in homeschooling session, there is no fixed schedule for studying
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