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Education officials say about 8K students still homeschooled

Oct. 24, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Many of the students who began homeschooling in Maine during the pandemic have returned to the classroom, but about 8,000 kids remain at home, according to new data from the education department. The Sun Journal reports that the number of students...

Homeschooling sees an uptick during pandemic

Oct. 02, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — Kerry Higdon’s 10-year-old son Kol has attended private school, public school, and a Montessori school, but he never thrived no matter what type of school. “He’s so bored that he acts out,” said Higdon, who lives in Edinburg. ...