Number of homeschoolers more than doubles

Amid pandemic, 17,100 kids were homeschooled this year

THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS being homeschooled more than doubled this year, as families feared the impact of COVID-19 and many schools switched to remote learning.  According to new numbers released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, there were 17,127 students homeschooled in Massachusetts during the 2020-2021 school year, as of January 1. That compares to 7,802 children(...)

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