Monthly Archives: September 2013

Choosing to home-school: For some Valley families, educating at home means choice, cooperation, hard work

Rebecca Mott, like most upcoming seniors, is nervous and excited about her last year of high school. She is working on college applications and dreaming about the perfect dress for the spring formal. Mott doesn’t attend a traditional high school, though. She studies at home. In the Snoqualmie Valley, nearly 180 students from 92 families […]

Debunking myths surrounding home-schooling

For a number of people, school is as much about socialization as it is about education. It is for this reason they don’t consider home-schooling a viable option. Unfortunately, several myths surround home-schooling. First, there is an impression homeschooled children typically interact only with family members. But home-schooled children make friends among neighbours, in extracurricular […]