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1 Aljaafari Marwan Aljaafari Alison Grifa English 1004-07 November 26, 2013 Homeschooling in the U.S popular Homeschooling is not a new thing in the United States; it started in the early 1600s. At that time education was largely led by the Christian faith and by schooling at home parents could watch their children’s learning and teach them about their beliefs. Even thought, homeschooling was existed when public education came into play, it was not the most preferred education option. However, recently homeschooling become increasingly popular; according to the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI), more than 2 million children in the U.S are homeschooled. There are many reasons why people choose homeschooling over public schools, but the most common reasons are religious and cultural, family and educational. Many people choose homeschooling because of their religious beliefs. Some people find that a public school education contradict with their religious or cultural traditions. For example, in some cultures, coed education is a prohibited thing and since there are only few single-sex schools in the U.S, parents tend to home school their children. Another example, strict religious families may not want their children exposed
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