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Home schooling in America

There are two million children, whose mothers and fathers choose to teach them at home in the United States.

Last Modified: 22 Apr 2013 19:05
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The issue of education is an ongoing debate in the United States.

Some parents believe in public schools, while others lean towards private institutions.

Then there are the two million children, whose mothers and fathers choose to teach them at home.

Home schooling is legal across the US but the regulations vary widely.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman has this report from Virginia.

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