This is one of the important reasons we homeschool! It isn’t always easy, but is always worth it. We have to sacrifice wants (others think they are needs) in order for one of us to be able to stay home and ensure they are actually gaining a solid education, but these wants are small compared to the benefit that our children will receive.
We are not wealthy by US standards, but have found that it IS possible to do with an income of under 40K per year if you are willing to prioritize and eliminate extras now to ensure the bright future of our children.
If we can do it, you can (and should) too!
No influence is greater on culture than that of America’s schools. If every parent in America knew what was really going on in the public schools, there would be a revolution. I encourage parents to discover the content of the curriculum, the climate of the classroom, and the methods of the teacher in order to determine if these practices and philosophies align with their objectives for their children. To say that education is important is an understatement, yet it bears repeating that it is important for parents to know what’s going on in their children’s classroom. Biblically, this is a parental responsibility. Parents have the ultimate authority and responsibility over their child’s education (Deuteronomy 6:6-9). While a parent can delegate authority to a teacher or principal in the school, that parent cannot delegate responsibility. Parents will have to give an account to the Lord regarding the content and…
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