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School district offers home study option

Original post made on Mar 21, 2008

California courts are cracking down on parents who homeschool without teaching credentials - but San Ramon Valley's Venture School families need not worry.

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Posted by Hal Bailey
a resident of another community
on Mar 21, 2008 at 8:31 am

Dear neighbors,

Please take time to read the home schooling story thoroughly and reference several background articles and studies being circulated via regional e-exchanges. We have all seen children around us that would profit from options to traditional schools and the primary social pressures and false competition created in those invironments.

What are your thoughts?


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Posted by Lucy
a resident of Danville
on Mar 21, 2008 at 12:29 pm

I think it is silly to have parents that homeschool their teacher obtain teaching credentials. There are many reasons why the parents choose to do it in the first place. Especially now with all of the new budget cuts. Who wouldn't want to teach their children at home if they had that option/time to commit?

I also think that programs/schools like Venture are awesome for those students that do fit in well with a public/private school setting.