Public schools are not working

Many home educators agree with John Holt when he says that "...the anxiety children feel at constantly being tested, their fear of failure, punishment, and disgrace, severely reduces their ability both to perceive and to remember, and drives them away from the material being studied into strategies for fooling teachers into thinking they know what they really don't know." Proponents of home education assert that individualized, child-led learning is more efficient and respectful of children's time, takes advantage of their interests, and allows deeper exploration of subjects than what is possible in conventional education.
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Home education in New York State....what a joke

Home Educating?....stay out of New York State

The New York State home education regulations along with my feelings about these ridiculous standards. I tried to be unbiased at the beginning, got pissed off, and became fairly nasty....the New York State DOE deserves it for not changing with the times and revising these outdated regulations.
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