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The mainstream concept of educating children has to be the common thing: dispatching them everyday to the big grounds of a private or public school run by organized institutions. It is quite rare to find families choosing the option called "high-school home schooling" for their kids. The truth is, the higher percentage of parents availing this option, are those of higher educational attainment.
It is almost impossible to project high school students and their social life if they are taking home schooling. In a complete study kit of formal home education, socialization is part of the curriculum, where they intermingle with fellow home-schooled children on field trips and assigned extra curricular activities.
These outdoor activities are required weekly. Contrary to what has been traditionally expected, home-schooled children excel academically, more contented and socially mature compared to the rest who attend the institutions.
What are the advantages of high school home schooling?
Bad peer influence is the primary reason why teen-agers and minors go astray without parental control. It happens in institutions where classrooms are gaping open to all possibilities of worse vices like drugs, alcohol, illicit sex, pornography; formation of clandestine groups or fraternities; being influenced with religious perversions and cults.
Confining a teen to high-school home schooling is a very smart but tough decision a parent can do as best option for a child, especially if the family is influential in the community. The ultimate advantage of home schooling is SAFETY. It means the child, who is a very vulnerable minor, will be fully attending a complete education without the hazard of unsafe classrooms.
This option may not work for all families, but it has been noted in researches that home-based high schools have higher percentages of students pursuing higher education because of the programs' focus on the academic aspect of studying without distractions. Thus, faster learning on advanced subjects efficiently happen at home. Families who opt for high school home schooling are those who want to create stronger family bonding by keeping the relationship intact, instead of the teen-ager always away for 6 to 8 hours a day.
High-school home schooling are available online and in every advertisement directories. Choose the reputable one, read the information and interview the personnel about the program. It is lesser in cost and everyday maintenance compared to attending institutions. Availing this option is a personal choice. Schooling will not determine a person's success. People achieve great in life out of many factors while there are others who did well without even the right education.
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