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Homeschooling On The Rise In Minority Communities


First Posted: 12/06/2010 4:22 pm Updated: 05/25/2011 6:15 pm


Since 1999, homeschooling in the United States has grown a dramatic 74 percent, according to CNN.

Homeschooling is becoming increasingly popular among minority communities, who feel that their cultural perspective is lacking from American classrooms.

Joyce and Eric Burges founded The National Black Home Educators to ensure that African-American history and culture were a part of their children's education. Their organization is now international.

CNN takes a look at homeschooling in America.

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