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Pocono Record - Online

Nov 2, 12:00 AM

Class acts at home: More parents opt out, tackle teaching on their own

As neighborhood schools grapple with pared budgets and pressure-cooker tests, not every family shares the strain. For a hardy few, the living room doubles as classroom, and kids drive the curriculum. An estimated 2 million students, or 3.6 percent, are home-schooled nationwide, twice as many as in 1999.

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