Homeschooling in the USA is becoming more and more popular. A lot of American parents prefer homeschooling instead of traditional schooling.
Homeschooling is on the rise in America. In 2012 there were 850,000 homeschooled children and in 2012 there were 1.8 million which is a doubling.
Why are more families choosing homeschooling now instead of traditional schooling? 34% of parents choose to homeschool because they want to avoid bad influences from other people such as drugs or negative peer pressure.
While 17% of parents say they homeschool because of dissatisfaction with academic instruction at traditional schools. Parents believe they can do a better job at home.