Rage Against the Machine

I’m not a “homeschool only” proponent. We have homeschooled our three boys in the past, but the majority of their education has been in public schools. Butler’s post is a well-reasoned and documented case for parents to at least consider educational alternatives for their children, especially in states like California.

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rageMy wife and I are true, cultural subversives. Counter-culture to the core.

We homeschool our children.

I remember one time standing around with our neighbors outside on a Saturday afternoon when we were young parents still living in this condo complex. One of the other young mothers asks my wife about which school we were going to send our oldest son. My wife replies, “We’re going to homeschool him.”

Silence and blank stares.

Like looking into the eye of a chicken.

After about 8 seconds, one guy pipes up, “What’ya gonna do for their social skills?”

I answered, “Nothin.” The looks of dismay were precious.

Now just so I am clear:

Neither my wife, nor I , have anything specifically against public education. (Though our disdain for the creeping progressive leftism infecting public schools grows on a yearly basis). We were both publicly educated, and I actually graduated high school…

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About Travis

Happily married. Blessed to raise three young men. Associate pastor of Rodgers Baptist Church.
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