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Response to mzteris (Original post)

Wed Mar 7, 2012, 09:35 PM

1. I think that the people who are anti HS

 

....are primarily from two camps. Those who think anyone who chooses to HS is either doing it for religious reasons, or they see it as a threat/insult to public education.

I understand the history of the first issue. I don't think it's relevant, or current. Even in the cases it is - if someone wants to take their child out on religious grounds - that's their business.

I think the second part has merit - but not in the way the antis would think. There are resources available to parents (and groups of parents) that were unheard of a few years ago. I was reading one poster talking about how San Francisco works extensively with the HS parent. The resources and support have not only become available to make HS work for the "traditional" HS student. They are there so that - in the right circumstances - HS can be more attractive to a "typical" student and parent.

And I think what a good part of what the antis are not hearing is this - is that there are "good democrats" and public school/teacher supporters who, given the resources available, will be opting to homeschool.

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