7 Persistent Myths About Homeschoolers Debunked

Posted on June 10, 2019 7:22 pm

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By Jeff Minick

In the last 50 years, homeschooling in the United States has grown from a tiny movement composed primarily of conservative Christians and John Holt “unschoolers” to its present size of around 1.69 million students.

Despite these numbers, and despite the fact that most Americans are familiar with the concept of homeschooling, some misconceptions continue to make the rounds.

Let’s look at seven of these long-standing myths.

Myth #1: Homeschoolers are Unsocialized

If you homeschool your children, they’ll fail to develop certain social skills. “What about socialization?” Numerous people asked me this question when my