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Adult Homeschoolers Speak Out: Part Five, The Highschool Experience

“The truth is, everyone goes through ‘crap’ during the high school years, either in public, private or homeschool. The struggles for public/private school students are often very different — and not just the ‘unholy trinity’ of sex, drugs and alcohol. Like it or not, homeschooled high schoolers still experiment sexually and are tempted by drugs and alcohol. But homeschool students often go through personal struggles that their non-homeschooled peers do not have to deal with.”

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Adult Homeschoolers Speak Out: Part Four, Academic and Emotional Experiences, K-8

“Emotionally, the numbers were a little different. 65% of adults (or 28 people) said that their emotional memories were good (‘I loved it!’) or that they had no memory of how they felt (2 participants or 4%). 30% (13 participants) of adult homeschoolers said that they struggled with negative emotions concerning this time in their lives.”

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Adult Homeschoolers Speak Out: Part Two, Survey Stats and Large Families

“in my own experience, homeschooling families tend to have large families. As you can see, the range of siblings in each family is pretty dramatic (from an only child to a family of 14 children!) The average of 4 children in a family seems pretty ‘normal’ to me. Many homeschoolers talked about relationships with siblings in the surveys so that is why I included this information.”

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