Amidst COVID Winter Surge, Homeschool Leader Shares Mid-Year Transition Information

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Talentnook goes nationwide to offer curriculum support and homeschooling programs for K-12 students this Fall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talentnook, a California based ed-tech start-up, is offering parents and students affordable online homeschooling school curriculum supplement programs that can be started anytime from any location. With all the reopening uncertainty looming over most of the school districts across the U.S., parents are now embracing alternative and innovative online learning pods,...

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Back to School Survey Shows 47% of Parents Considering Dropping School, Going to Homeschooling

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–As COVID cases continue to spike and school districts announce their operating plans for fall, a nationwide survey of 1,000 parents commissioned by Varsity Tutors found nearly half (47 percent) are considering homeschooling during the 2020-2021 school year. In a typical year, 3 percent of students are homeschooled[2]. Parents have doubts about the availability and safety of in-person...

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Parents opting to home-school beyond closures add to school finance concerns

Kristen Smith’s 10-year-old son is a self-motivated student who loves to learn. And while Smith has been told multiple times that she should consider home-schooling her son, who excels academically and jumped from 4th to 6th grade last year, the idea always overwhelmed her. Besides, her son has enjoyed the social aspects of school and needed to work on organizational...

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