by Dr. Terry Stoops
Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
According to the N.C. Division of Non-Public Education, the estimated number of homeschool students hit 98,172 during the 2013-14 school year.
Just to put this in perspective:
1. This year’s enrollment represents the highest homeschool enrollment ever in North Carolina.
2. Homeschool enrollment increased by 10,194 students or 11.6 percent compared to last year.
3. For the first time ever, there are more homeschool students than private school students. Private schools enrolled 95,768 students last year.