Essay about Parents Should Homeschool Their Kids

792 Words Apr 14th, 2016 4 Pages
Parents should homeschool their kids instead of sending them to public school. They should do this because it is safer for their kids, is a more effective learning style, and it produces healthier children. Public schools have become obsolete, kids are bullied, they’re unhealthy, and they’re not learning as much as homeschooled kids. Home schooled kids are smarter, healthier and in a much safer environment then publicly schooled kids.
Kids in public schools tend to have a rough time. Bullying is a rather common problem for them as “Between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 U.S. students say they have been bullied at school. Many fewer have been cyberbullied.” (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2014) and that’s not a problem that’s going away any time soon. Psychologists agree that bullying can have negative effects and can lead to isolation. Forcing kids to sit next to their tormentor day in and day out can be very stressful. Home schooled students don’t get bullied simply because there are no kids to bully them at home.
Now some would argue that kids need to be roughed up in school so that they can get use to dealing with the stresses of real life and that home schooled kids are not socialized correctly. First, public schools do toughen kids up, but a little too much as it can lead to amounts of stress that can become very unhealthy both mentally and physically and do harm to the child. Second, kids have had natural amounts of stress outside of school since the beginning…

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