Online learning offers so much flexibility that many K-12 students find themselves wishing they still went to traditional school to keep them on track with schoolwork. Well maybe not, but it is true that class schedules are important, no matter what type of school a student attends.
Today, many parents are considering more alternative forms of education, including online schools and homeschools. While the reasons for pursuing alternatives vary depending on each child's situation, many parents discover the same foundational reasons for switching from a traditional form of academic learning to a home-based approach.
Here are a few of the most common reasons parents choose to do school at home:
Whether you're considering homeschooling or using an online school, both alternative forms of schooling require parents to be more involved. However, many parents find that the freedoms and flexibility they provide their student are well worth the effort, time, and money. To help you choose the best educational choice for your student's learning needs, here's a quick parent's guide of the major differences between online schools and homeschools:
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