Jessie Wiegand has been homeschooling her kids for 14 years. They take classes once a week with other homeschool students. They’re involved in sports. They’re involved in the community. The Burtchville Township woman said she’s not hiding her children away at home.
UK parents continue to struggle to balance work and homeschooling under new lockdown.
There are nearly 4,000 fewer students enrolled in Rhode Island public schools this year.