I have a question and maybe you can advise me in. I have been homeschooling my 4 children for the last 7 years. My oldest will start her senior year sometime in the next few months. My next one will be starting her junior year. For the last year, they have done nothing but beg me to send them back to public school. Suddenly they want to experience it. My head says it would be ok, but my heart screams no! I am so torn. I had my families support but suddenly they are agreeing with my girls. My husband doesn't understand the point since they want to do duel enrollment. He is from England and still can't understand why at 17 a child is even still in high school. Any advise? I'd be very grateful!!
Wow, Lee and Cyndi, I am going through the exact same thing~same ages and everything! The only thing different is that for the last two years we have been doing CAVA which is public school online so at least we have records for those years. I homeschooled my daughter that is going to be a senior for 9th grade, though, and I'm not sure they'll take that transcript (I didn't really make one anyway) We are really torn about what to do. I have two younger kids that I put in private school ($$$)mid year because I had a baby last year and couldn't keep up (as in, they weren't doing anything, schoolwork or chores) with schooling them.
My highschoolers beg me not to do CAVA anymore even though *I* think it's a great program (still public school though very conservative) They think they want to try PS and we are torn. I just feel like I can't teach them being soooo distracted with a one year old and keeping up the house, shopping etc.... My 'going to be senior' is doing 5th grade level math right now. I found Lee's website last night and am looking into what she offers but there's no easy answer for my situation.
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