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Homeschooling Through History

Vol. 52, Prg. 6–10
April 26–30, 2004

While the word "homeschool" didn't exist before the late 20th century, the idea has been around much longer. In early America, families obtained the best possible education for their children by sending them to small schools or hiring private tutors. But with the rise of mass public education in the early 1900s, the art of personalized education was lost. Today, homeschoolers are returning to the one-on-one model in an entirely new way. Tune in as Mike Smith traces the rise, fall, and rise of homeschooling.

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Homeschooling Traditions
The Rise of Public Schooling
Returning to Our Roots
Homeschooling and Technology
The Future of Homeschooling
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