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State funding for homeschooling is on the rise. Not everyone wants it.

Mar 29, 2023
At least 12 states now have laws allowing families to use public funds for homeschooling expenses.
Anna Fulbright (right) instructs her daughter, 10-year-old Natalie Fulbright, on how to make a geographical landscape with Play-Doh.
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Public schools see fewer enrolled kindergartners. Where'd they go?

Sep 23, 2021
Kindergarten enrollment declined by 10% in Michigan public schools last year, according to a new study. It's not only happening there.
There's been an uptick in kindergarteners taken out of public schools over the past year.
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How are those pandemic learning pods doing?

Feb 25, 2021
The school year is more than half over, and what began as a widespread educational experiment may have legs.
Students follow along remotely at a learning pod in Culver City, California.
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