View Poll Results: Weekly Poll: Have your children ever attended public school?

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    Default Weekly Poll: Have your children ever attended public school?

    My younger children have never been, but two of my daughters went for a year and a half. I ended up pulling them out after Christmas break one year. At their request.

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    My older two went to public school but the youngest has not been at all.

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    DS went K-4. I had had the homeschooling bug in my head since before he started, but I just didn't think I could do it and DH wouldn't agree to it. After the 5 years, enough reasons had accumulated that it made sense to stop going to school.
    Second year homeschooling DS - 11, pre-pre-schooling DD - 2
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    Nope, never.
    Learning, Living, and Loving Life outside of the norm with 8 kids.

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    My DD was in public school for all of K. and 2/3 of first grade.
    --Kelly--Atheist/Accidental/Alternative Homeschool Mom to one great daughter in southern Iowa since 3/1/10. Tenth Grade: Saxon Algebra-2, Holt Geography, Holt Biology, myPerspectives-10/Creative Writing, Spanish-2, and Computer Science.

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    DD is a 2nd grade dropout. DS is a 1st grade dropout.

    Homeschooled two kids for 11 years, now trying to pay it forward

    Daughter -- a University of Iowa graduate: BA in English with Creative Writing, BA in Journalism, and a minor in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies

    Son -- a Purdue University senior majoring in Computer Science, minoring in math, geology, anthropology, and history

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    They have never attended school for academics. DS1 is in his second year of school orchestra - it is the only thing he goes for. DS2 will start school orchestra as well next year.
    DS1 14 in 9th, DS2 12 in 6th
    "The less I seek my source for some definitive, the closer I am to fine. "

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    Our homeschool is through a public charter school.

    But theyve never been to "jail school".
    Homeschooling DS13, DS6.


    My spelling was fine, then my brain left me.

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    I had to put other.

    My oldest went to Catholic School K-2nd, then public school through graduation.
    My son (11 years old) went to Early Intervention at the public school from 3 to 4 years old but never went back after that.
    My youngest (9 years old) never went to school.
    Back home after three years!!
    Steph - college Graduate!!!
    George - 8/2005
    Vicki - 7/2007
    Dottie's Homeschool Universe

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    12 yo was in public school for K through 2/3 of 5th. Before that he was in daycare starting age 1. Our 6 yo has only been in public school for K with a nanny and then grandma prior.

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