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Black modern living : 3D-3 : 12 reasons for homeschooling our children.

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Homeschooling in Chicagos black neighborhoods should definitely be considered as a replacement for modern schooling.

Modern schooling in Chicago is mediocre, too expensive, violent, divisive, selfish and overall has been a failure to our youth.

Private schools don't cut it and neither do charter schools. Plus there are much deeper reasons why a black family should raise and educate their children in the home. Instead of outsourcing the childs education to someone else.

Home schooling is more affordable
Home schooling is more affordable home-ed.vic.edu.au

Home schooling is more affordable

1. Homeschooling is cheaper : You don't have pay taxes, pay thousands of dollars for a private school, can purchase more accurate books for a lower price. The reading material may also be more up to date and may fall more inline with what your child wants to learn.

Black children need their parents
Black children need their parents nomblog.com

Black children need their parents

2. Black children in Chicago spend way too much time away from invested adults : Many of our black children already spend too much time around peers and not enough time around adult family members, neighbors or adults in the community.

Violence decreases with homeschoolers
Violence decreases with homeschoolers rrstar.com

Violence decreases with homeschoolers

3. There's less violence : Your child is under your watchful eye nearly all day. So they don't have to worry about police, security guards, bullies, teasing, fights etc.You also don't have to worry about them picking up that behavior from others around them.

Chicago school closings
Chicago school closings peoplestribune.org

Chicago school closings

4. Too many Chicago school closings : Chicago has apparently set the record for the amount of school closures in the country. People in Chicago politics seem to be more worried about saving money than the actual education of children.

Private schooling?
Private schooling? oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.com

Private schooling?

5. Private schools are overrated and overpriced : Despite the incredible prices for private education. Private school graduates don't seem to be doing that much better than their public school counterparts once they either try college or the work force.

 

"I think it ultimately comes down to the individual," she said. "I think about what's gotten me to where I am now, and it has nothing to do with having gone to private school." from Ms. Jessica Assaf.

Less peer pressure
Less peer pressure www.shakebaby.com/healthy-eating-peer-pressure/

Less peer pressure

6. Children have a chance to discover themselves : No peer pressure and a flexible curriculum created by their parents gives them way more time and space to figure out what type of person they are.

From Familyeducation.com : Social Skills and Homeschooling: Myths and Facts

Better cooperation
Better cooperation prepare-net.com/ blog/ posts/ cooperation-between-prepare-and-recp-net

Better cooperation

7. People who are home schooled get along better : They got to know their parents better, have a better understanding of self, are more self assured and these more well rounded individuals have a better capacity to get along with other human beings.

Education not indoctrination
Education not indoctrination atheistsinaction.wordpress.com/ 2013/ 07/ 20/ we-are-all-born-atheists-beliefs-are-learned/

Education not indoctrination

8. Children actually learn : Because there A. May not be a grading scale and B. The parent and child can agree on a curriculum for the child. The child may actually WANT to gain knowledge and use that knowledge to do something good for themselves and others. Where as centralized education(indoctrination) gets children trapped in a behavior of follow instructions and make the grade which encourages cheating and minimalism.

Learning is delight
Learning is delight www.pinterest.com/pin/86061042852268346/

Learning is delight

9. Those same children actually learn : Children actually value true learning because they actually figure out what true learning is.

Also parents and children take different approach to homeshooling.

Homeschoolers have healthier socialization
Homeschoolers have healthier socialization http://becomingworldly.wordpress.com/2013/07/07/visualizing-the-myth-of-the-unsocialized-homeschooler/

Homeschoolers have healthier socialization

10. Because they have a greater connection to their direct family members : They are more likely to form meaningful friendships and less likely to be in cliques or gangs.

Ward map of Chicago
Ward map of Chicago Map of the Community Areas and 'Sides' of the City of Chicago.svg

Ward map of Chicago

11. Chicagos physical lay out may actually make homeschooling easier : Because of the different wards in Chicago. It might actually be easier for parents to educate their children as a community or neighborhood.

Black neighborhood
Black neighborhood bronzevilleblogchicago.blogspot.com/ 2009/ 02/ bronzeville-black-chicago-in-pictures.html

Black neighborhood

12. Logistics of Chicagos black population : Because so many of the black neighborhoods of Chicago are more spread out than the Northside or Downtown areas. It would be easier on black children to be home schooled instead of traveling halfway across the city through rough neighborhoods to get a completely mediocre education.

Chicago demographic article.

Blackdemographics.com

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