Occasionally, issues arise from comparisons of public school educated students and home schooled students. In Virginia, we are well aware of the repeated issue of home school students missing out in participation for VHSL sports. It seems that there are other differences between the two schooling options, and the article from EdWeek brings two of them to light.
Listed below is an article you may wish to share either with your staff for a faculty meeting or just in your weekly newsletter. You may even receive responses that may become a topic for a group discussion. It is located in the March 24 edition of EdWeek.
“Sleeping is for Homeschoolers”: a commentary on the comparison of sleeping and transportation issues of home schooled versus public school students. http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rulesforengagement/2013/03/homeschooled_get_more_sleep_shorter_commute.html?cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS2