Home Schooling vs Public School

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Home Schooling vs. Public Schooling
By: Krystal Walls

If you have children that are school age you have probably have thought about the options of home schooling vs. public schooling. You most likely have thought about how much would it cost or the amount of time it takes to teach home schooling. With the news articles out there about things that happen at schools you most likely have thought about how that would be on your child as well. One of the last things that most parents think about when choosing to home school or not is how your child’s social skills will develop. There are many different articles out there on this topic. The following essay will give you an indebt description of the difference between public and in-home schooling and its effects on the children.

To start the first thing that comes to most parent’s mind is how much time and money they are going to spend in each situation. Concerning home schooling, you do spend most of your time with your children. There is no hiding that fact. Depending on you day-to-day life, this might be easy for you. This is the first thing you have to look at when making that choice for your children. Now concerning public school, you get to send your children to a different location for anywhere between four to eight hours. Now one good thing about public school is there are extracurricular activities available for children whose parents cannot be home after they get home from school. Another thing that parents are concerned about is the price difference between home schooling and public schooling. Where public schools are basically a free education, except for the school supplies and uniforms were required. Home schooling might cost more when it comes to paying for education, but the time with your child is priceless. The extra time with your children when you home school can have other effects as well, for example, their behavior.

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