Student Chooses Homeschooling to Be Pushed Above and Beyond

Home schooling resources abound for Maine families

Babette Cohen-Solal (center) leads a group of Waldo County home schooling students in an American Sign Language lesson at the First Baptist Church in Belfast. Babette, 15, who recently moved to Swanville from New York with her family, said she tried going to public high school in Maine but didn’t like it very much. “At this school, no one was pushing you to go above and beyond,” she said. “I’m used to wanting to find more.”