BY WESLIE SWIFT | JULY 7, 2010
Home-schooling: Rising statistics
In 2008 more than 2 million U.S. students were home-schooled. This most recent poll, provided by the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) proves that since 2003 the number of home-schooled students has more than doubled. The National Household Education Surveys, NHES, says 850,000 students were home-schooled in 2003. In fact, home-schooling is steadily increasing at a rate of 15 percent per year.
Urgent help needed for military school supply needs
Operation Homefront of Arizona announces it will help military families to prepare for their back-to-school needs by supplying backpacks loaded with education supplies. The nonprofit organization is launching its fourth annual Back-to-School Brigade program to collect new school supplies for school age children.