[b]Profound shift in kind of families who are home schooling[/b]Parents who home-school children increasingly are white, wealthy and well-educated and their numbers have nearly doubled in a decade, a new federal government report says.What else has nearly doubled? The percentage of girls who are home-schooled. They now outnumber home-schooled girls by a wide margin.As of spring 2007, an estimated 1.5 million, or 2.9% of all school-age children in the USA, were home-schooled, up from 1.7% in 1999.read more: www.usatoday.com
_________________SI Moderator - Greg Gordon
The percentage of *girls* who are home-schooled. They now outnumber home-schooled *girls* by a wide margin.