So much for “No Child Left Behind”

So Much for No Child Left Behind

Over the summer, my husband and I had some major conversations and decisions to make about the education of our oldest son Jake. In the end, we chose to homeschool because we felt that the public school corporation was actually leaving our child behind.

Jake’s time with public schooling was rough from the beginning. Lack of communication from the school staff, bullying, being pushed through grades even though he was lacking knowledge in key concepts, a poor excuse of an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) all led up to our decision to pull him out before more damage was done. Continue reading