Canadian Families Choose Homeschooling Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Some parents move to homeschooling amid COVID-19 uncertainty

KITCHENER — With uncertainty surrounding the school year, some parents are taking their children’s learning into their own hands. The Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents (OFTP) says homeschooling is on the rise across the province. This year, Kate Flemister decided to homeschool her two kids who would normally attend elementary school.

El Paso Homeschool Association Sees 400% Rise in Inquiries Since Pandemic

El Paso Homeschool Association says inquiries have spiked 400 percent since pandemic began

Distance learning was the new normal this past spring semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but learning from home has pushed more parents to keep their kids at home. Schooling during the quarantine looked a lot different: Papers, books, and technology spread across a kitchen table, mingled with the ins and out of everybody home 24/7.