the network for radical unschooling families
I have an 18 year old that has chosen to go to community college (She wants to get an art degree); a 15 year-old that has chosen to take a class at a private school (for two reasons: She wanted to play for their basketball team and she chose biology because she thought that it would be interesting); and an 11 year old who plans (for now) to never step into a school).
My 18 year old went to school until fourth grade. She enjoyed school and did well according to the grades…Continue
Added by Marilyn Shannahan on October 27, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments
I'm writing a book! I want to be able to let parents hear from homeschooled or unschooled teens themselves. Lots of parents really question whether it's the right choice for their teen. So I'm looking for teens and young adults who spent their teenage years homeschooling or unschooling. Some might have tried school briefly, while others never bothered. But now it's time to come to the REAL experts - and hear what that…Continue
I have home schooled my two daughters from the ages of seven and nine,we always welcomed visits from the school advisers.however my girls are now 16 and 18 and we feel that we do not need to see them anymore.because i refused a visit they have threatened me with a school attendance order.Am i in my rights to refuse a visit?will i be prosecuted?i am living in fear at the moment as there is no way i could send my 16 year old to school,i would go to prison…Continue